During the last three decades of the 1800s there were at least two hardware stores in the town of Somerset, Pennsylvania that offered gunsmithing services: Holderbaum's and Byers & Barnett. Although we know the names of the hardware stores, the names of the gunsmiths who performed the gun repair services are unknown.
The following recurring Byers & Barnett advertisement is from the August 20, 1879 issue of the "Somerset Herald" newspaper:
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