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Late 1800s Longrifle, Barrel Stamp

ELMO00000296_D_2.jpg Late 1800s Longrifle, Plate StampThumbnailsBronze Kettle

Cultural Period: Historic, Anglo (late 1860s)

Description: Percussion cap and ball longrifle with a double-set trigger made by J.S. Burson in the late 1800s. The rifle has brass plates on the stock, and bears the stamp “Leman Lancaster PA” on the plate under the hammer and “J.S. Burson, Wabash, Ind” on the barrel.

Provenience: Purchased from Mr. E. Norman Flayderman, Greenwich, CN.

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.

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Randy Sullivan, NPS Digital Team Photographer
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