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General discussion => Antique Gun Collecting => Topic started by: tokashikibob on October 08, 2019, 03:33:20 AM

Title: Weekend finds #2
Post by: tokashikibob on October 08, 2019, 03:33:20 AM
This one really has some length and heft,  A Rhode Island lockplate.   This piece does have the gunsmith's initials on the barrel but they are hard to make out.   Does the scrollwork pin it down to someone?
  The wood is in nice shape for its age,  just need to add a scope for deer season!
Best regards,  Bob

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Title: Re: Weekend finds #2
Post by: WESTbury on October 08, 2019, 04:03:11 AM
Hello,

I'm fairly certain, 95%, that the name on the lock is Burnside Rifle Co.
Title: Re: Weekend finds #2
Post by: Chris_B on October 08, 2019, 06:31:50 AM
I can not really make it out, but guess the striping is artificially?
Nice rifle!
Title: Re: Weekend finds #2
Post by: johngross on October 08, 2019, 06:36:10 PM
Hello,

I'm fairly certain, 95%, that the name on the lock is Burnside Rifle Co.


Yes, good catch! The gunsmith probably used a recycled lock plate from a Burnside Civil War carbine.

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Title: Re: Weekend finds #2
Post by: D. Taylor Sapergia on October 08, 2019, 07:18:09 PM
The 'figure' on the wood, appears to me to be burned on, as it is on the ramrod.
Title: Re: Weekend finds #2
Post by: emmagee on October 08, 2019, 10:03:00 PM
Hello,

I'm fairly certain, 95%, that the name on the lock is Burnside Rifle Co.

That's exactly what it is. It's a lockplate from a Burnside carbine.
Title: Re: Weekend finds #2
Post by: smokinbuck on October 10, 2019, 03:46:14 PM
Add a scope ??????
Title: Re: Weekend finds #2
Post by: Smokey Plainsman on October 12, 2019, 12:44:06 AM
Looks like a swell piece. Caliber?