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Old December 28, 2013, 10:37 PM   #4
Mike Irwin
Join Date: April 13, 2000
Location: Northern Virginia
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I've seen one Cone rifle over the years. It's in the collections of the Pennsylvania State Historical and Museum Commission.

I can't remember if it's at the main museum in Harrisburg or if it's at one of the other state museums (most likely candidate is the Landis Valley Farm Museum in Lancaster County).

The name Golcher is most commonly associated with a lock maker (Joseph) in the Philadelphia area around the time that your ancestor was also active. There were other Golchers who were gunsmiths, but as far as I know, none of them were associated with Warren.

It's very common to find rifles and shotguns fitted with Golcher locks made by gunsmiths all over the mid-Atlantic region.
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