These three rifle trigger guards were in the bucket with the other 19th century Lepley gun parts that were found on the Lepley farm in Southampton Township, Somerset County, Pa in the 1970's. Other, broken trigger guards were also in the bucket. The longest two of these guards measure 9-1/8" in length. They are made from non-ferrous material. The order of the guards, top to bottom, is the same in both photos. The surprising thing, to me, is that two of these guards are made for screw attachment, and only one has the conventional tabs for pinning to the stock.
The next two pictures show details of the first trigger guard pictured above.
The next six pictures show details of the second trigger guard pictured above.
The next eight pictures show details of the third trigger guard pictured above.
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