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Old January 9, 2012, 09:02 PM   #1
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percussion cap muzzleloader

I recently inherited a muzzle loader with a rifled barrel, percussion cap ignition, stamped NH & CH Raymond, Cambridge City Ind on right side of barrel. Right side plate and hammer also engraved with floral patterns & pheasants. Anyone who could point me in the right direction in finding out about this firearm would be greatly appreciated. It also has two triggers in line.
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Old January 10, 2012, 09:32 AM   #2
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Try the black powder forum on here, you'll be targeting more of a specialty group & that may help you get info.
The 2 triggers are probably what is called a "double-set trigger" the front one is the "real" trigger, & the rear one is used to "set" it (give an extremely light pull)
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Old January 10, 2012, 09:47 AM   #3
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Pictures are a must for identifying any gun.
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Old January 10, 2012, 04:26 PM   #4
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I suspect the Raymonds were lock makers rather than gun makers, but I don't see them in my sources.

A search turns up a reference to a full tiger maple stock percussion Indiana long rifle, with the barrel marked John Wandle, Wells Co., Indiana, and N.H. and C.H. Raymond, Cambridge City, Indiana on the lockplate.

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