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Wurfflein, Andrew

Name Street Town State From To
Wurfflein, Andrew 208 North Second Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1835 1860


Patent Date Remarks
6,964 Dezember 18, 1849 Improved Concealed-Hammer and Turning-Nipple Lock
Patent drawing
Specification
Specification 2nd page


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Product
His son William was proprietor of the W. Wurfflein Gun Company

Maker of Deringer-Style Pocket Pistols and double-barreled shotguns. The census of 1860 states $1,000 invested in the business and employed three hands at a total of $90/month. During the year ending june 1, 1860, he bought 20 bars of steel at $300, other articles of iron and wood at $250, and produced 1,500 guns valued at $15,000.

.41 caliber percussion, single shot deringer, 2 9/16" barrel
left right grip left barrel

.41 caliber percussion, single shot deringer, 2 1/6" barrel
right side

.41 caliber percussion, single shot deringer, 2 1/6" barrel
other one, right side

.70 caliber percussion, smoothbore "Dueling Pistol, 8 5/8" round barrel

left
right
markings on lock

Converted Springfield Model 1816 Muskets for the City of Philadelphia

Double barrel shotguns

Kentucky-style or Plains rifles