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And here's your man, J. Joseph Henry:

J.J. Henry and Son--singular: he had just one son (James). J. Joseph Henry moved back to Boulton from Philadelphia in 1822 and died in 1836. His son, James, was born in 1809--so he was only 13 in 1822 and I would suspect it would be some years before the firm's name would be called "J. J. Henry and Son," though to be honest I don't know when. But I would guess this dates from 1830-1836.
Check this post out for detailed information on the Henry gunmakers:
Gun Building / Re: Building an English Fowler
« Last post by Justin Urbantas on Today at 12:54:10 AM »
thanks for the info
So this has been in my family forever, all I know about it is that it says JJ Henry & Sons - Boulton on the lock. It has a 42" barrel and I am not sure of what caliber it is. It also came with a powder horn that I'd assume is from the same period. I'd like to know any information that you guys have about this rifle. Can provide more detailed pictures if they are needed.

Antique Gun Collecting / Re: Double barreled flintlock sporting gun.
« Last post by Feltwad on Today at 12:26:20 AM »
Good show of images  shows the gun off well , still like the top hat
Black Powder Shooting / Re: Need some Smoothy shotgun stuff ??
« Last post by Steve-In on March 19, 2018, 11:59:13 PM »
For turkey hunting since I use a SxS I just carry 4 preloads.  Wads in a ziplock bag in the pocket of my turkey vest.  Caps are carried in a couple of the cappers flintslocks sells.
Antique Gun Collecting / Re: Double barreled flintlock sporting gun.
« Last post by Mike Brooks on March 19, 2018, 11:48:12 PM »
Jim Chambers used to sell those shot chargers, I don't know if he still does.
Gun Building / Re: Keeping a time book on builds
« Last post by dogcatcher on March 19, 2018, 11:39:00 PM »
With hobbies, if I see that I can sell some of my work, I keep the records of both income and expenses.  I do not under sell someone else just to make a sale, I figure the sales price at what I think it would sell on an open market.   You only get a discount or freebie if you are a relative, a good friend, or a 501c3 charity. 

I also keep track of my time because people are always asking how long does it take to make "that".  I also keep track of my times so that I can "brag" on something saying I spent X hours just hand rubbing the finish on this.  And last, because I want to know.  I was a game callmaker, over the years I have sold thousands of duck and predator calls.  I knew the production time for each version, and I knew how long it took if I made one or 2 dozen at a time.  It was a business, I made money and paid taxes, so I wanted to know what I was making per hour.  My sales price was based on time and materials, the time factor also accounted for my tools and their wear and tear. 
Items for Sale/Wanted / Re: Ron Long Hawken style lock for sale
« Last post by D. Taylor Sapergia on March 19, 2018, 11:31:52 PM »
I stand corrected, and bow to Mr. Rase's knowledge and experience.
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