Author Topic: Maker of PHILADELPHIA marked target rifle?  (Read 328 times)

Offline mmcalc

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Maker of PHILADELPHIA marked target rifle?
« on: April 30, 2019, 02:48:09 PM »
Hello all,
Does anyone know who might have made this target rifle? It appears to be an antique, and not of contemporary make.  It is of first rate workmanship. The only marking is on the barrel: PHILADELPHIA
The bore is .400, lands .390.

Thanks,

Mike











Offline Bob Roller

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Re: Maker of PHILADELPHIA marked target rifle?
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2019, 03:13:24 PM »
No idea as to maker but obvious English influenced style. Have you checked it to see
about the twist of rifling? Ball or bullet or something in between like a Picket ball which
is neither ball or bullet.

Bob Roller

Offline vtbuck223

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Re: Maker of PHILADELPHIA marked target rifle?
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2019, 03:59:36 PM »
Reminds me of rifles out of NY state from guys like N. Lewis...