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Offline Shreckmeister

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Chasing Shreckengost history.
« on: June 04, 2023, 03:04:12 AM »
Target site engraved with William G Shreckengost , November 18, in the year 1892, Putneyville, PA. He died less than two years later. None of his other rifles, and Ive seen 80 of them, are engraved in this manner.  I believe this to be his statement who was I.  when did I finish?  Where did I work?















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Re: Chasing Shreckengost history.
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2023, 05:03:31 AM »
Nice bit of history, Rob.  What was it on? I dont think you need that first c after the S in his last name :D

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Re: Chasing Shreckengost history.
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2023, 05:20:22 AM »
It came from his great grandson who did not know where the rifle went but he made 2 other rifles with this type of sight and they were both fancy heavy halfstock target rifles.
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Re: Chasing Shreckengost history.
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2023, 06:12:21 AM »
That is a great find.

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Re: Chasing Shreckengost history.
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2023, 06:54:43 PM »
What a great find for you. It's a neat piece to add to your collection and family history. Thank you for sharing it .   Jim
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Re: Chasing Shreckengost history.
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2023, 08:15:59 PM »
It's still in the family, right Rob? That is an incredible find and stands on it own for the fine work exhibited in and on the piece. Thank you for showing it here. Someday you will probably find the rifle it came from. Good luck!!!
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Re: Chasing Shreckengost history.
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2023, 01:58:23 AM »
Rob, Super sweet find!!

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Re: Chasing Shreckengost history.
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2023, 05:47:31 PM »
Rob,

The horse shoe strikes again - Nice find.

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Re: Chasing Shreckengost history.
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2023, 12:58:25 AM »
I appreciate all the nice comments. It deserves to be seen, so Ill have it at KRA and the Brookville Show. The other descendant who collects these rifles said hed rather have it than another rifle and I have the same thought.
Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.