Hand Stamp for Trade Gun or Fusil,
London barrel stamp,
hardened steel, made in the USA,
by Track of the Wolf, Inc.
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Price: $39.99
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The London stamp was a mark of quality on Trade Guns and Fowlers imported into North America. This mark was often copied and spuriously marked on Liege, Belgium made trade guns and double barrel shotguns well into the late 1800's on double barrel shotguns. The top flat of the octagon-to-round barrel was often marked approximately 3" from the breech.

The barrel mark is about .65" wide, about .125" tall, and the tool body is about 13/16" wide, 5/16" thick, and 1-1/4" tall. hardened to Rc 62 to 65 (as hard as a file). Wrap the body with masking tape to provide a better grip.

Made in the USA, of very hard steel, this tool will give a long life, if used correctly.

Be careful, be safe. If mis-struck, this steel marking punch can become a projectile. Wear safety glasses. Protect your fingers.

Our instructions are included with each tool. Or click the download tab to view, and print these step-by-step instructions as a .pdf file.

Marks on rounded or flat steel surfaces require multiple strikes, in sequence. Marks in wood require only one controlled strike.

No Return, No Refund, No Exchange. Steel marking punches are expendable hardened steel tool bits, with a service life similar to drill bits or hand taps. The value is in the first use. Longevity is under the control of the user. We do not offer a warranty nor a refund for these tools. They are an investment for future use.

Never attempt to mark tempered steel, plated steel, or case-hardened steel with these hand stamps.
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