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by Allen Peterson 44
Tue May 23, 2023 12:34 am
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: E Chamberlain
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

Re: E Chamberlain

Thanks John got it now
by Allen Peterson 44
Sun May 21, 2023 11:24 am
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: E Chamberlain
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

Re: E Chamberlain

may have found the information I was looking for. Sourced from a pigeon watch 2018 post by someone looking for info on this gunmaker. the Photo is the shop the gun most likely came from with the employees/relatives standing in front of the shop. amazing E Chamberlain.jpg Looks like the kind of store...
by Allen Peterson 44
Sat May 20, 2023 11:27 pm
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: E Chamberlain
Replies: 3
Views: 2016

E Chamberlain

I picked up a neat little 28 bore back action that recently been sleeved and re proofed for 2 3/4 nitro modern ammo. Nicely made with Stantons rebounding lock Purdey style bolt and Greener leverwork. Hard to find information about the maker E Chamberlain Circa 1890. possible gunsmith who bought acti...
by Allen Peterson 44
Thu Feb 16, 2023 1:23 am
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Tolley
Replies: 4
Views: 1986

Re: Tolley

Tolley Proof2.jpg
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here are the proofs I think they are Birmingham 1875-1887 . and serial number 5458 John do you know of a list of serial numbers thanks
by Allen Peterson 44
Tue Feb 07, 2023 11:50 am
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Tolley
Replies: 4
Views: 1986

Re: Tolley

Thanks John When I pick up the gun next week ill get the serial number.I did not see serial numbers in data base.
by Allen Peterson 44
Sun Feb 05, 2023 2:03 am
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Tolley
Replies: 4
Views: 1986

Tolley

Tolley1.jpg
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I picked up a 4 bore Tolley today . Has anybody kept the firms records over the years?
by Allen Peterson 44
Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Justice, Politics, Religion & anything else you want to talk about
Topic: Spring loaded Butt Plate
Replies: 2
Views: 17958

Re: Spring loaded Butt Plate

Thank you Tim . That is exactly what I was looking for.
by Allen Peterson 44
Fri Aug 14, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Black Powder
Topic: Unusual Misfire
Replies: 2
Views: 7179

Re: Unusual Misfire

what did you do last? did you fix The proud lock plates by deepening the inletting? Are the hammers striking the caps off center and weakening or breaking the cap instead of hitting flush on center just thinking of possibilities other than old or bad caps.
by Allen Peterson 44
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Hunting, Wildlife and Conservation
Topic: 2 old dogs
Replies: 1
Views: 5998

2 old dogs

Each year our state publishes a magazine of photos of outdoor activities. looking through this years . I saw this picture and said That old man has a dog just like my old dog GIGI. Looked closer and it was me. I now remember a fellow snapping a Photo of us walking out after a hunt the pup was with u...
by Allen Peterson 44
Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:44 am
Forum: Shotgun
Topic: Can anyone help me with a piece of local history
Replies: 23
Views: 25910

Re: Can anyone help me with a piece of local history

I no nothing about the maker but I think it was Nitro proofed in Birmingham post 1904. pretty good quality (not through lumps). would a little buildup by welding the hook be sufficient to put it back on face or will a total rejointing be required? looks like a worthy project.