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Unread 12-11-2018, 06:54 AM   #1
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Default Interesting engraving G hammerless

This gun is listed on GB, a train wreck but cool engraving I have never seen before.
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Unread 12-11-2018, 08:18 AM   #2
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I know there has been discussions before on odd screws in odd locations, but I would really like to know what purpose that one serves. Anything beyond it being a plug, it would hinder the movement of the hammer. Who kmows?

This engraving is renition of the pretty typical for the early GH guns.
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This example predates the transition of the open game scene to that of the oval vignette we more commonly see. The open game scene is a carry-over from the engraving design of the hammer guns.

That odd screw appears to have been removed and replaced a heck of a lot more than the other screws ever were.... perhaps an ill-informed previous owner believed he needed an oil port for his gun... this probably contributed to the stock head splitting from oil saturation.

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That looks like the one that was for sale forever and then dropped off.

That engraving pattern was on GH and EH Parkers from the first ones through 62,xxxx, approximately.
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