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    Old gun piece?

    Found in colonial to antebellum area, brass or alloy, fits in palm of average manís hand (sorry no ruler/measurements) your input is appreciated. Looks like an ďSĒ mark on the inside.
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    It does look like a piece of inlay of sorts?
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    musket thumb escutcheon
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    Quote Originally Posted by ironhorse View Post
    musket thumb escutcheon
    Solved! Thank you! Anyone know what make? Iíll be looking myself in the meantime

  5. #5
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    Thank you ironhorse! Brown Bess it appears to be! Last time we went there two years ago found a trigger guard might have been the same musket the farm tractors and loggers move stuff around for us!

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    Quote Originally Posted by eyemustdigtreasure View Post
    Don't you just LOVE it, when TreasureNet folks,
    that have the kinowledge of this sort of thing, help-you-out....?!
    Hell yeah!!!! Treasurenet folks are the best!!!
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    Nice find Fat Fred! Great ID Ironhorse! Love the knowledge on T-net! Thanks for posting and sharing with us.
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    Bill B

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    Well Done a great piece of a musket congratulations

 

 

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