Help Identifying. Harpers Ferry Flintlock plate

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  • bhumbertson

    Junior Member
    MDS Supporter
    Sep 30, 2013
    23
    Walkersville, MD
    I need some help to see if this plate assembly is authentic or a reproduction. Thank you in advance


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    Blacksmith101

    Grumpy Old Man
    Jun 22, 2012
    18,374
    I don't know anything about Harpers Ferry rifles but when I started looking at pictures I would be very suspicious.







    A quality reproduction:
     
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    epps1919

    Member
    Aug 9, 2010
    806
    SO.MD
    It looks original to me Probably from a 1816 smoothbore. I have a Potsdam that was made in 1822 that I shoot in the N-SSA.


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