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Unread 08-17-2021, 12:36 PM   #1
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I was reviewing some pictures I'd saved of early Ansley H. Fox doubles because a member had posted about serial number 15 over on the AHFCA site. I noticed what looks to me like the initials DTO on a fence rail in the game scene on the bottom of serial number 121, the gun made for director and Secretary of the A.H. Fox Gun Co., Frank J. Barthmaier.

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Anyone know of an engraver from the 1905 time frame with those initials? Am I imagining things?

The gun was sold in the October 2011 Julia's auction. Catalog text doesn't mention the initials.
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Who would DTO have been? Obviously the engraver, but what was his name?





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