What is value of palmetto arms company single shot 12 gauge breech load patented august 12 1913 with stamp 657 EE on it?
Have the 12 gauge, single shot palmetto arms co., electro steel choke bored, patented august 12 1913. It also has 2 other markings on it, 657 EE on barrell and in the chamber. Then on the small forward snap off stock is also is stamped in the wood 7 B 1, I read that is an indicator as to where and when it was made. What can you tell me about this weapon? Thank you so much for your time, Frank
Who is the maker of a 16 gauge single barrel break-over breech SN A1007450 sold by Shapleigh Hardware?
About the time of the American Civil War- in the 1860s. The Spencer was a cartridge firing, breech loading, rifled repeater. The Burnside used a metal cartridge and a tape primer. The Sharps (as in Sharpshooter) used a paper cartridge, but was a breech loader. One breech loader saw limited use by a few British soldiers during the American revolution- the Howe. It was a flintlock, but loaded from the breech.
When a baby "presents" (shows) buttocks or feet first, it is called a "breech birth". It is possible for a baby who is in breech presentation to be fully delivered without harm. However, because the baby's head and shoulders are the widest/largest, the breech presentation CAN cause considerable risk to the baby. Therefore, as soon as it is known a baby is breech, and not "head down", doctors will try to manually turn the baby…