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Here is Ron Gabel's answer to question number 6461

Question:

Hi Ron ,i have recently bought a percusion rifle with the makers name Labron, it appears to have an english proof mark on the barrel but no other clues as to age.Can you tell me more about Labron as a maker?The barrel is .430 cal fine twist demascus with 7 grooves,there is some quite nice engraving on the lock plate of deer,and a dolphin hammer.many thanks doug

Answer:

James A. Labron worked in Birmingham England at Russell street and 4 St. Mary's Row from 1834 to 1851.

Submitted By: doug foreman On: 5/12/2004 1:40:10 PM

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