View Full Version : Help ID percussion Muzzle loader

October 3, 2010, 08:02 PM
I need some help with the marks on this gun can anyone help. I inherited this gun from my great grandfather and would like to know any info the marks mean and what the value and maker might be.





Jim Watson
October 3, 2010, 08:32 PM
The ELG in oval is the long time standard Belgian proof mark.
Belgian guns were sold here by the literal shipload for many years, muzzle and breechloader. The nameless ones like this were priced below nearly anything else on the market.

Harley Nolden
October 3, 2010, 11:06 PM
It looks pretty much like an eclipse
the eclipse was a hardware gun, imported from belgium by e.c mecham in the late 1800 to mid 1900's

mr harley