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1860`s English Musket

Article about: Here`s an old musket that was given to me. It`s about .57 caliber and is marked London and " Roses " on the barrel. it also has British proofmarks on it. I was told it is an Englis

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    Here`s an old musket that was given to me. It`s about .57 caliber and is marked London and " Roses " on the barrel. it also has British proofmarks on it. I was told it is an English sporting rifle,anybody have any info on it?
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    Could you post a picture of the muzzle? It resembles the H. Mortimer fowling piece I owned a long time ago. Mid 1840's to mid 1850's would be my guess for date of manufacture.

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    Quote by Gary Cain View Post
    Could you post a picture of the muzzle? It resembles the H. Mortimer fowling piece I owned a long time ago. Mid 1840's to mid 1850's would be my guess for date of manufacture.
    Hi Gary,here are some pics of the barrel,you can see the rifling in it.
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