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D W Martin
December 6, 1999, 05:25 PM
I recently purchased a muzzleloading, double barrel, blackpowder shotgun. It was manufactured by Manten. According to the proofmarks section of my Fjested's, it was made in Birmingham, England between 1868 & 1925. Can you direct me to any other source of information(history and/or value) about this firearm. It appears to be in excellent condition for its age and for the fact it is blackpowder.

James K
December 7, 1999, 02:46 PM
Manten or Manton?

Jim

D W Martin
December 8, 1999, 09:38 AM
I stand corrected. The correct spelling is indeed Manton. I double checked, and found I had also misspelled Fjestad.
Thanks,
Dennis