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    Percussion Cape Gun by L.J. Church of Tecumseh, Michigan. Unserialized, 12 ga. and .44 caliber, 34-inch round barrels with brass blade front and tang-mounted flip-up peep rear sights. Top of barrel marked: L.J. CHURCH / TECUMSEH / MICH. Both locks with border decoration and marked: L.J. CHURCH / TECUMSEH. Iron furniture including scrolling triggerguard and finely inscribed patchbox and curved buttplate. Fine grained hardwood stock with beautiful engraved and pierced stag inset on left side. Hickory ramrod. Condition: Fair to good. Barrels now a smooth mottled gray-brown patina with scattered patches of fine pittng. Locks and patchbox a gray patina with light staining and fine pitting. Heavier pitting on triggerguard and buttplate. Wood very good with light handling wear and age patina. Action crisp.

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    June, 2013
    9th Sunday
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