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  1. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    I recently ran across the older smooth bore for a wall hanger and display piece. The artifact is percussion with a single wedding band octagon transition to round designed barrel. The stock is of half model and features some working around the relief areas of the cheek rest. Some of the original...
  2. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    This has been in the family as long as I can remember and was displayed with a Civil War Calvary sword so I’m guessing that it’s mid-1800s, but can anyone identify the maker that belongs to this mark?
  3. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    Looking to find any information on this rifle. I have been researching it on and off for weeks and really can’t find any accurate information on it other than the R.B. Stamp comes from a known maker. The gun is broken and does not shoot but I would like to know more about it before I hang it up...
  4. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I recently purchased this muzzleloader from a antique store for next to nothing. The guy I purchased it from said it is some sort of trade rifle. It has a octagonal to round barrel and it looks like there might be a crown above N. Ashmore. There is a aluminum band stamped with H and the letters...
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  6. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hi All: My dad recently passed and left me 2 muskets (this is the 2nd one). Does anyone know how common these are (assuming the 859 meant 1859); and does this look original?
  7. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hi al: My dad recently passed and left two muskets to me (this is one), however I cannot seem to locate much, if any information. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
  8. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    Hello all. The name is Jaxson from St. Johns, Newfoundland. I'm new to the whole 'old firearms' thing. Recently, I found this little gem at an antique shop and I've been having trouble trying to identify it. Here is what I know about it at this time. Markings include a number on the side of...
  9. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Good afternoon everyone! I really know nothing about guns, but I am an antiques dealer and I have come into possession of two small Deringer pistols. Both looks exactly the same, same designs and markings. "Deringer Philadela" behind the hammer and "Deringer Philadela" with a sunburst P on...
  10. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    I recently inherited a beautiful old gun from my father in law. It is a double barrel side by side. It has "D. Egg pall mall london" engraved between the barrels and has a gold sheild on the bottom of the stock. If anyone coukd give me more info on this gun as far as how old it is and a possible...
  11. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Hi, We have some old pistols in the family, and there is one in particular that we would like to get an estimate on value. I know that it is a dueling percussion pistol from Belgian. Made by J. B. RONGÉ. Unfortunately, we do not have the sett. But it is a beautiful pistol and I have seen...
  12. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Here i have a rifle (or whats left of it). Seems quite old,has a thick black patina over it. It shares some visual similarities with the enfield but it doesn't seem to be one. I'm mostly interested in it as a wallhanger for its relic/antique condition. Do you think its genuine or could be one of...
  13. Black Powder Shooting / Muzzleloaders / Handguns
    Yesterday I went into an antique shop near my house and bought an ELG black powder percussion rifle for $100. I did some research and found that it was made between 1810 and 1853 making it 163 to 206 years old. I know it's Belgian but I'm not sure of the caliber or what it's really worth. The...
  14. The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Bought this and cannot find any information on it. Help! Thanks (general price range always welcomed as well.)
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