Info on BP pistol

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  1. Mar 20, 2003 #1

    BJ

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    I recently acquired a ML pistol for which I would like any info. It looks like a cross between a Knetucky and Hawken style. It is a caplock, single trigger, pin front sight, no rear sight. It is of .50 cal, 8" bbl, 1" across the flats. It has a snail for the nipple, but it is not hooked breach. The bbl is blued the rest of the furniture is "browned" a deep bronze, with a brass hawken style nose cap and a wide trigger guard. The only writing is "50 MOWREY OLNEY TEXAS" and the S/N number 2XXX. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. Mar 23, 2003 #2

    musketman

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    Does it look like one of these?
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    This might help too...

    MOWREY GUN WORKS
    Address: BOX 246 WALDRON, IN 46182
    Voice: 1-317-525-6181 Fax: 1-765-525-6181
     
  3. Mar 23, 2003 #3

    BJ

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    Actually it is a combination of the two. The grip and nose cap is like the top picture, except the grip is shorter, flat bottemed, no checkering. It has the trigger and full length stock of a Kentucky, but no thimbles. The lock is plain, with no engraving. Possibly someone bought the bbl. from Mowery and built the pistol from scratch. I will call Mowery at the number you listed. Thanks.
     
  4. Mar 25, 2003 #4

    BJ

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    I called the phone number above, got a "no longer in service" message. I'll do some internet searching.
     
  5. Mar 25, 2003 #5

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    Sorry BJ
    I'll search too, if I find anything, I'll post it.
     
  6. Mar 26, 2003 #6

    The Powder Keg

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    You can reach Deer Creek Products who sell Mowrey guns at 765-525-6181.
     

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