Author Topic: Unknown 110322-1 (Allemaengel)  (Read 11597 times)

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Unknown 110322-1 (Allemaengel)
« on: April 10, 2011, 10:54:08 PM »


"Jacob Schleppy" as signed on the side plate was known to live in Allentown, PA area from 1756-1812. Hundreds of Schleppy surname families live in PA and Colorado.
A good attic find, in 'as found' condition. this is a great example of a regional variation of the NE PA rifle styles. Schleppy remains a little known maker, which is a shame because his work exhibits a folksy charm, as well as fine workmanship..
 Schleppy was not likely the maker....probably the owner.

« Last Edit: January 03, 2020, 01:24:37 AM by rich pierce »
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