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A Revolutionary War rifle, which was stolen in 1971 and it has been discovered in a barn, on sale, nearly 50 years later, it is now back on display after he was re-united with its owner.

The gun, which is the property of the Pennsylvania society of Sons of the Revolution and its Color Guard, and was on loan to the Valley Forge Historical Society, has been stolen from a display at Valley Forge Park in 1971.

The gun was recently recovered through the efforts of the FBI and the U.s. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, according to the Museum of the American Revolution, in Philadelphia, pennsylvania, which is the historical gun on display on Wednesday.

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Antique dealer Kelly Kinzle, discovered the gun in a Berks County barn sale in 2018, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. He bought the gun, and in the sense that he is a historic rifle in its hands, has worked with his attorneys to the foundation from the past, and to negotiate a transfer with the FBI.

The Christian Oerter rifle, made in 1775 at the display on Friday, Oct.1, 2019, in Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution.
(FBI)

The American long-rifle was made by Johann Christian Oerter, a master gunsmith in the Lehigh Valley, Pa. It was in 1775, and was engraved with Oerter’s name, the date and the location of the studio, Christian’s Spring, near the current Music on the top surface of the steel of the rifle barrel. In the name of “W. Goodwin, who is likely to be the name of the original owner is engraved on the rifle’s wooden stock.

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“Only a handful of the signed and dated-American guns, from the Revolutionary era to have survived,” according to the Museum of the American Revolution, in a statement. “Oerter’s work has been recognized by the poor, portrayed as one of the most beautiful and the most important thing.”

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The gun, which is on display until March 17, 2020, which is housed in a special museum exhibit, “the Cost of the Revolution.” The exhibition tells the story of Richard of California. George, an Irish officer, and a talented artist who was in the British Army during the Revolutionary War.

In a statement, R. Scott Stephenson, D. Ph., the museum’s chief executive officer, said it was “deeply gratifying” to be back-to-back with the gun, and for the public to see, after nearly 50 years of age. “The Christian Oerter rifle shows an exemplary start of American art, and it is, of course, to the fact that it has the courage and the sacrifices were necessary in order to secure American Independence,” he added.

“We are proud to announce that it will be for people to learn the stories of the people who are involved in our country’s fight for independence,” said Ben Wolf, Sr., the president of the Pennsylvania society of Sons of the Revolution and its Color Guard in the declaration.

The museum is a successor of the Valley Forge Historical society.

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The gun is only the last of the historical weapon, to grab headlines in the US

The theft of a flintlock rifle, which was used in the Battle of New Orleans, and it was returned to the museum it was stolen from a decades previously, authorities confirmed the last year.

The FBI agents and Louisiana State Police officers recovered the gun from a house in the southern part of Louisiana, and returned the weapon to the Confederate Memorial Hall Museum in New Orleans, louisiana. The Battle of New Orleans, which was fought from Dec. 14, 1814-Jan. 18, 1815 and was the final major engagement of the War of 1812.

The recent discovery of the centuries-old gun parts in Colorado in a whole new light to shed on the situation of the Spanish Colonial history.

Become a legendary Revolutionary War musket ball, which was rendered by a famous fallen statue of King George III, was on display at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia in 2017.

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Separately, in 2017, there is a Revolutionary War-era the knife was found during an archaeological dig at Colonial Michilimackinac in Mackinaw City, Michigan.

Earlier this year, in an elegant, colonial-era musket was found in an archaeological excavation at Colonial Michilimackinac.

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