Note signature on rock in the right background.
Floorplate from rifle above. Triggerguard from rifle above. Underlever detail from rifle below.
Fugger's signature, enlarged from the previous photograph. Literature: Pictured in American Rifleman, Nov 1951, p 37.
Portrait of Harry Pope
Josef Fugger - Austrian-born engraver; Griffin & Howe's in-house engraver in New York from 1927 - 1960. Studied with Rudolph Kornbrath; teacher to Winston Churchill and Robert Swartley.
Fugger's animals are more often than not full bodies, whereas, Kornbrath's are more often than not---at least as far as gold inlays are concerned---head and shoulders. If in a scene there is a hunter wearing a fedora, it is likely to be Fugger's work.
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