Early Thursday morning Medford Police were dispatched to an apartment in the 1900 block of Brookhurst to investigate a burglary. Police learned the apartment of a 55 year old man had been broken into while the victim was away.
Seven unique guns are missing from the residence, mostly black powder muzzle loaders and/or antique replicas. All were functioning firearms. Some collector coins are also missing.
Missing is a .50 caliber flintlock pistol, a .44 caliber carbine six shot rifle, a .50 caliber flintlock rifle/Blueridge, a .54 caliber single shot Hawken percussion rifle with red sleeve and red band mid-point leather sling, two .44 caliber revolvers with naval scene on the cylinder, both blue in color, a New Englander .12 gauge single shot shotgun, and a .22 caliber
9-shot revolver from the World War I era.
Five of the weapons are illustrated on this stations website.
Anyone with information about these weapons, particularly if someone attempts to sell or trade them, please call the Medford Police Department at 541-774-2232.