J. C. Grubb & Company, Philadelphia, PA

Discussion in 'Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns' started by joystick, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. joystick

    joystick New Member

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    I recently came into possession of a percussion rifle which my gunsmith measured to be approx. 50 cal. I can't seem to find out anything about this company it's history.

    I've found some info about the company as manufacturing pistols but not long guns. Where could I go to find out something about it?
  2. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Guest

    Good to see you here, joystick. Somebody who knows the old ones will be along shortly.

    Pops
  3. b.goforth

    b.goforth New Member

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    the only listing i have for J.C. Grubb & Co. is in "American Gun Makers" by satterlee & gluckman. it states in business at 712 market street Philadelphia. PA between 1855 and 1886. it does not say if he was a manufacturer or a retailer. there is a G. Grubb making percussion firearms in new york and a T. Grubb about 1820 also of Philadelphia. most likely all related.
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