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Here is Ron Gabel's answer to question number 9666

Question:

hello; I have an old rifle and i'am sure that it was made in the eighteen hundreds i do not have much imformation on it but there are a few markings on it and it has a bayonet on it its about 5 feet long without the bayonet fixed, its a black powder and the markings are ncion&c/ A Liege then a star symbol and L E G, star symbol inside an oval i was wondering if there was any imformation on the gun that you could offer me i have takin it to local gun dealers and they have nothing. Thank You, Jason

Answer:

Ancion & Cie were located in Liege Belgium circa 1842 - 62. Your musket may have been imported for use in the Civil War.

Submitted By: Jason Turck On: 1/9/2007 10:50:00 AM

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