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Old May 15, 2011, 07:06 PM   #1
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Afw timner shotgun?

Looking for info on a exposed hammer, engraved, sxs shotgun. Looks to be 16 gauge. Looking at value and history of these guns. Thanks
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Old May 15, 2011, 07:58 PM   #2
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Have you got any pictures, particularly of the proofmarks? My books show August Friedrich Wilhelm Timner, of Coblenz, Germany, as having submitted a US patent for a breech-loading rifle design in 1875, but no info on any shotgun; you can see his patent at http://patft.uspto.gov/netahtml/PTO/srchnum.htm , if you enter 0165892 in the search box. Hope this helps.
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