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Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« on: April 02, 2020, 05:04:50 PM »
My Grandmother gave me this shotgun back in the early 1990's. She said it had been in the family as far back as she could remember. I see no date anywhere on it. A fine piece of family history.






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Re: Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2020, 06:07:37 PM »
Nice!
I love old doubles.
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Re: Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2020, 09:22:51 AM »
neat to have something that has been in family all these years, its definitely a family heirloom.
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Re: Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2020, 04:23:16 AM »
Cool old double, for sure, Gashog! I've got my grandpa's old Stevens 16ga double that I remember as a kid watching him clean and oil it almost every day. He had bought it when he returned home from WW1 in 1919. I've heard stories about how he had a lot of trouble coming back to life here after that war. He was in the 155mm Howitzer artillery business in France. And business was good in WW1 France. So many stories. Cherish your family heirlooms and history.

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Re: Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2020, 03:50:32 PM »
Awww, c'mon Gashog we need more photos than that. Let us see the family history in its entirety.

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Re: Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2020, 11:50:58 AM »
A couple more:








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Re: Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2020, 11:54:14 AM »
A here is a picture of my Grandparents, my Mom and her sister. Many years before I was born.


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Re: Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2020, 12:54:59 PM »
Very neat history GH!  The stories they could probably tell about the Great Depression, dust bowl, WWII etc...  thumb1
      

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Re: Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2020, 02:59:00 PM »
Very cool, indeed. Thanks for the additional photos.

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Re: Hopkins & Allen Double Barrel
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2020, 06:10:59 PM »
Very cool, Gashog! So much history!

Thanks for sharing!

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