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Offline Shreckmeister

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Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« on: May 31, 2018, 06:35:45 PM »
   I was able to bring this rifle back home to Pennsylvania and wanted to share it again on ALR. 













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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2018, 02:57:50 AM »
Rob,
That's a very pleasing half stock . It should fit in nice with your collection.  I've been looking for a nice one also.
I'm glad to see you haven't lost your touch.  Jim
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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2018, 03:45:40 AM »
It goes well with Shrecks since I think he forged that patent breech
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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2018, 04:35:14 AM »
The engraving really stands out on a plain gun . It adds some glass to a rifle that might not get as much attention  other wise. Thanks for posting again. I'm glad it's in your barn.
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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2018, 04:53:09 AM »
Wow, what a tang! Really nice one Rob.

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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2018, 08:42:36 PM »
Congratulations. That's a nice rifle.

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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2018, 09:20:15 PM »
Thanks Jim, Matt & Marc. 
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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2019, 01:47:04 AM »
Is anyone looking for A Anthony Bonnet Long Rifle

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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2019, 02:04:14 AM »
Yes I am. Send me a message
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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2019, 04:23:20 PM »
Nice gun. Love that patchbox.

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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2019, 08:36:39 PM »
 :) Another good one there Rob!
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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2019, 08:39:11 PM »
Very nice.   Wonderful the engraving. 
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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2019, 04:42:14 AM »
Here’s an interesting article on Daniel long and Anthony Bonnet, gunsmiths and Violin makers and another gun Smith named Sol That I didn’t know anything about before reading this.
http://www.solroachviolinhistory.com/Book/Chapter%202-Searching%20for%20the%20Violin%20Maker.pdf
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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2019, 05:53:21 AM »
 :) :) :)... As  somewhat a mountain fiddle player myself, I really enjoyed this read,... history of these old fiddle-makers is just as rare and  interesting as the old gunsmiths,... Thank you for this intriguing link, Shreck,... !!! ... CCF...

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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2019, 06:28:04 PM »
Beautiful gun!
Thanks.

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Re: Anthony Bonnet 1866 #32 rifle
« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2019, 09:45:09 PM »
Super! Thanks for sharing.
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