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Golcher, James

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Golcher, James   Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1820 1833

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He signed guns Jas Golcher, maker of Deringer-Style Pocket Pistols, muzzle loading shotugns Pennsylvania style rifles, operated the Eagle Rifle/Gun works in Philadelphia at 138 N. 2nd Street. This company was in businnes from about 1833 to 1851. Golcher died in 1880.

In the early 18th century the Golcher family was known as gunlock makers. James and John were riflesmiths.

There are Kentucky style rifles signe Jas. Golcher/Lancaster. Likely the same.