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Model 1866 Engraver Identification?
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July 29, 2022 - 2:02 pm
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Does anyone recognize this work or know who “J YOUNG”IMG_3800.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_3801.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_3802.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_3806.jpgImage Enlarger might be?

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It could be a relation to Gustave Young who was a engraver of many makers of guns and had some sons but I don’t know a J. Young. His sons were Eugene and Oscar. Get a hold of Pauline at https://paulinemuerrle.com/  she might be able to ID it and for a fee she will write you a authentication letter.

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I’m with Bob here, and imagine “J. Young” is possibly kin to other members of the Young family. Maybe more contemporary?

My understanding is Gustave Young had at least two sons Eugene & Oscar. Eugene’s son was Robert G. Young. I wonder if his middle initial G. is for “Gustave”?

Here’s Eugene’s & Robert’s business card.

https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/85/376

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P.S. I did find information where there was a British engraver named “John Young”, but he died too early to engrave a model 66.

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Yeah, I couldn’t find any kin to Gustave that started with a J either. I’ll reach out to Pauline. Thanks!

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Can you tell the date of manufacture by serial no.? Don

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86Win said
Can you tell the date of manufacture by serial no.? Don

  

Per the WACA website, 1870.

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