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1929 Article Unbelievable Gun Paul B Jenkins Belgian Caplock Musket Firearm YAR1
1929 Article Unbelievable Gun Paul B Jenkins Belgian Caplock Musket Firearm YAR1

1929 Article Unbelievable Gun Paul B Jenkins Belgian Caplock Musket Firearm YAR1

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This is an original 1929 two-page black and white print article entitled "An Unbelievable Gun" by Paul B. Jenkins, historian of the Milwaukee Public Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (WI), that delves into the rare, little-known history behind the Belgian double-barrel, four-shot percussion muzzle loading musket. The rifle came into the possession of the Milwaukee Public Museum by way of Nick Carter of Elkhorn, WI. Please see both images

CONDITION

This 84+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.75 x 12 inches; 22 x 30 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of vintage hunting, ammunition, and gun ads, and an article from 1929 issues of the American Rifleman magazine. To continue "rifling" through this collection, simply click the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

Photography by Milwaukee Public Museum.

Keywords specific to this image: Rifle, Flintlock

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