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Old 12-06-2011, 08:54 AM
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Default Hi i am new in here, bope,aka bopester

I AM CLOSE FRIENDS WITH WAYNE D'ANGELO.AND A FEW OTHER ENGRAVERS I HAVE BEEN LUCKY ENOUGH TO MEET OVER THE YEARS.I HAVE A DELIME HERE?I HAVE A S&W 1917 TRIPLE-LOCK.455MKII.MAY BE A 44 CONVERSION?INFO I HAVE IS THAT IT WAS SENT TO SHAPELIGH HARDWARE,St LOUIS MO. ON 12/29/1917 AS PART OF A LARGE SHIPMENT OF 455'S, MADE FOR THE BRITISH GOV.I WOULD LIKE MORE INFO?WHO ENGRAVED THIS BEAUTY WOULD REALY MAKE-MY-DAY!!!6 1/2" BARREL,SER#12906*,STAMPED ON THE LEFT-INSIDE OF THE FRAME,RIFGHT UPPER INSIDE 90...AND 8.47 ON THE BOTTOM RIGHT INSIDE MEG2004 R-F F. ALL I HAVE FOR MARKS.."DOC BLACK" IS ENGRAVED ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE BACK STRAP..AWSOME ENGRAVING JOB..AS PER MR. D'ANGELO'S COMMENT..ANY HELP HERE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. 413 436 5885.T.Y. BOPE
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Old 12-06-2011, 08:10 PM
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Default Re: Hi i am new in here, bope,aka bopester

Mr. Bope,

The scrollwork on your gun is characteristic of the work of Michael Gouse who is a contemporary engraver in Montana. You can probably confirm this by calling him or sending a message.

This is his website: http://www.gousefreelancefirearmsengraving.com/

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