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Jacob Metzger Signed Rifle

Jacob Metzger Signed Rifle

  • Price: $4500.00

43 inch 50 caliber smoothbore octagonal barrel with rifle sights. Metzger worked in Lancaster, Pa then moved to Frederick, Maryland. Flintlock with single trigger control. Brass hardware with leaf finial wearplate and engraved characteristic Metzger style patchbox. Block letter signature with “M” and “J” visible. Line carving curly maple fullstock. CONDITION: Wood has nice finish with evidence of repaired wrist. Reconverted lock. Original ramrod with worm attachment. A plain, but nice looking rifle by a scarce maker.Price: $4500.00

Adam Specht Upper Susquehanna Rifle

Adam Specht Upper Susquehanna Rifle

  • Price: $1850.00

38 ½ inch 36 cailiber octagonal barreled rifle signed in script “A S” for Adam Specht of Beavertown, Pa. and has a probable association with Joe Long. Brass furniture with a four piece patchbox with 9 piercings. Full curly maple stock with double set triggers(one lathe turned), Golcher percussion lock with brass “mustache sideplate”. Silver shield cheekpiece inlay and silver thumbpiece. Brass line engraved full saddleplate. Original striped ramrod. CONDITION: Overall great patina finish on metal. Wood retains original varnish with replaced forestock. Approximately 12 inches of wood. Otherwise an excellent rifle. Price: $1850.00

RARE SIGNED PETER BERRY KENTUCKY

RARE SIGNED PETER BERRY KENTUCKY

  • Price: POR

Made by Peter Berry and signed in script “P. Berry”, this Kentucky features a full curly maple stock with Berry style relief carved buttstock and a 4 piece engraved brass Berry style patchbox with 3 piercings. This rifle has a 42 5/8”, 50 caliber smoothbore half round, half octagonal barrel with rifle sights. Rifle has brass furniture with single trigger flintlock. Gun has 2 engraved silver inlays(cheek and thumbpiece). Barrel is held with brass flat keyes and brass oval plates. Original striped rod with worn attachment in patchbox. Berry rifles are rare and hard to find with him working only approximately 10 years. This rifle comes with a “Julia’s” catalog from 1987 stating this gun came from the late James S. Lewis, Jr. collection. CONDITION: Wood has nice original looking finish with worn, but visible raised carving. Gun has small repair at the muzzle with 4x ¼” piece of wood replaced. There is a small crack from the center of the butt to the carving, which looks to have been a flaw in the wood. There is also a usage crack from the triggerguard to the ramrod pipe(about 3 inches). Lock is a reconversion and functions fine. Gun exhibits a pleasing patina and would make an excellent addition to any Kentucky collection.

(A)RIFLE SIGNED “GUMPF” PARTIAL SIGNATURE ON BARREL ORIGINALLY FLINT

(A) RIFLE SIGNED “GUMPF” PARTIAL SIGNATURE ON BARREL ORIGINALLY FLINT

  • Price: $975.00

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(B) UNSIGNED BEDFORD-SOMERSET CLEAN PLAIN RIFLE

(B) UNSIGNED BEDFORD-SOMERSET CLEAN PLAIN RIFLE

  • Price: $750.00

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(C) BEDFORD-SOMERSET WRECK INCISED CARVED, NEEDS RESTORED

(C) BEDFORD-SOMERSET WRECK INCISED CARVED, NEEDS RESTORED

  • Price: $550.00

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BUCKS COUNTY RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN SHULER

BUCKS COUNTY RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN SHULER

  • Price: $3850.00

42 in 56 Caliber Octagonal Swamped Smoothbore Rifle attributed to John Shuler of Bucks County Pa. Brass furniture including side-opener engraved bucks county stlye patchbox with release in the toeplate(release is stuck). Two inch wide buttstock with stock of plain curly maple. Stock has coat of added finish and has several stress cracks(one in buttstock and one in nosecap area). Replacement ramrod and converted to percussion lock marked “sharpe”(appears to be original flint plate) controlled by a nice handmade turned tip trigger. Lock works but needs attention. Line carving following slope of stock(possibly retraced) also 2 line carving out the forestock. A plain rifle by an early maker and easily restored. Price: $3850.00

RIFLE SIGNED C.H. FOR CONRAD HORN

RIFLE SIGNED C.H. FOR CONRAD HORN

  • Price: $1200.00

36 ½ in 45 Caliber Smoothbore Octagonal Barrelled Rifle signed C.H. for Conrad Horn of Hazelton, Pa. Barrel maker mark also visible on left barrel flat. Brass furniture attached to a plain grained stock of either maple or possibly ash. Stock has been cleaned. Original percussion lock controlled by double set triggers, which function fine. Non-original ramrod. Plain example of a colorful gunsmiths work. Price: $1200.00

HENRY GIBBS LANCASTER FLINTLOCK

HENRY GIBBS LANCASTER FLINTLOCK

  • Price: $6500.00

42 in 50 caliber octagonal barrelled Smoothbore Rifle, stamped “H. Gibbs Lancaster, pa.” Curly maple stock with one repair in front of the sideplate. Stock appears to have original finish with checkered pattern carving on the wrist. Barrel is held by flat keys and exhibits line engraving at breech and around the sights. Brass furniture with 4 piece engraved pierced heart patchbox with daisy finial and push button release in the toeplate. Golcher two bolt flintlock, which appears to be a reconversion. Single trigger, which both lock and trigger function fine. Silver wrist escutcheon and cheek piece inlay with several crossed flying arrows engraved on it. Rifle has original striped ramrod with worm tip on it. This gun is in excellent condition and an excellent example of a late Lancaster flint maker. Price: $6500.00

EARLY ALLEN MARTIN RIFLE

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EARLY ALLEN MARTIN RIFLE

  • Price: $5000.00

40 in 58 caliber half round, half octagon rifled barrel signed “ A. MARTIN” in script. Owner has stated this was built early in his career. Siler made flintlock lightly engraved (possibly by Martin) and controlled by a turned tail pierced single trigger. Brass furniture with engraved 2 piece daisy finial patchbox(which has toe and extra flint inside). Stock is of curly maple with dimensions: 2in wide butt, 13 ¾ in length of pull, and 2in drop at heel. Raised carved back to back “c” scroll carving behind the cheek. Floral carving behind tang and tailpipe and in front of the cheek. Nice plain early style brass sideplate. Condition of the rifle is excellent with no damage. Brass is fading to a mellow golden color. An excellent early example of a respected contemporary maker for half the price of a new one. Price: $5000.00

CHOICE OF POSSIBLE BAGS SOME WITH HORNS

CHOICE OF POSSIBLE BAGS SOME WITH HORNS

Here we have a choice of hunting bags and horns condition ranges from excellent to several with torn straps. When inquiring please identify the item in question with the letter code and we will provide the price and a detailed description. Thank you.

EARLY NORTHWEST TRADE GUN

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EARLY NORTHWEST TRADE GUN

  • Price: POR

48 inch 62 caliber half-round half octagonal barrel with British Birmingham proof mark and London proof. “Fox in the Circle” mark on the barrel believed to be the mark of the Michilimackinac Company, which operated from 1798 to 1830 in the Minnesota area. 3 screw brass serpent sideplate holding a converted from flint to percussion lock also marked with the “Fox in the Circle” and stamped “Allport” (lockmaker from 1807 to 1823). iron triggerguard and brass trade rifle type ramrod pipes and buttplate. Stock is of walnut with beavertail design carved behind the tang. Initials “WAH” stamped behind the tang-purpose? No visible repairs or restoration. Price: POR

WESTERN PA RIFLE SIGNED M. RINGLE

WESTERN PA RIFLE SIGNED M. RINGLE

  • Price: $1575.00

31 ½ in 44 caliber rifled octagonal barreled Kentucky signed “M. Ringle” in script. Curly maple stock with chunk of wood missing above sideplate and a possible wrist crack( stock seems to move at wrist). Single trigger controlled percussion lock that functions fine. Beautiful 4 piece engraved “rooster head finial” patchbox. Rifle has probably been muzzle cut at one point, but retains a pleasing architecture and would make an excellent restoration project. Priced at $1575.00

PAUL ALLISON SIGNED COPY OF JACOB DICKERT RIFLE

PAUL ALLISON SIGNED COPY OF JACOB DICKERT RIFLE

  • Price: $3800.00

42 in 54 caliber 1-66 twist rifled swamped Getz “B” weight barrel signed “ P. Allison Lancaster County”.
Large Siler flint lock controlled by a single trigger, which functions fine. Curly maple stock with well executed Lancaster style carving with the original owners initials carved behind the cheek. Brass furniture and silver hunter’s star on the cheek. 4 piece brass Lancaster style patchbox with line engraving. Rifle was made in 1994 and doesn’t appear to have seen much use. Priced at $3800.00

WORLD’S FAIR PARIS 1889 PRIZE PINFIRE SHOTGUN

WORLD’S FAIR PARIS 1889 PRIZE PINFIRE SHOTGUN

  • Price: $8500.00

29 ½ in twist steel 16 gauge pinfire shotgun. Top of rib marked “Grand Prize of World’s Fair 1889” according to my translator, which was located in Paris that year. Beautifully carved stock of walnut with sharp wrist checkering. Back action pinfire locks marked “valence” and “guenimand” respectively with and inlaid silver plate with gold wire work on each. Opening lever also features an inlaid shield of the same pattern. Condition of the gun is excellent with a few minor handling marks. Priced at $8500.00

S. McCOSH SIGNED PITTSBURG RIFLE

S. McCOSH SIGNED PITTSBURG RIFLE

  • Price: $4750.00

43 ½ in 45 caliber octagonal barreled rifle stamped S. McCosh. Curly maple stock with cracked wrist and possible replaced wood on forestock. Brass hardware with engraved 4 piece patchbox with 5 piercings. Original percussion lock with set triggers, which function fine. 6 engraved silver inlays. Priced at $4750.00

H. GABLE SIGNED KENTUCKY RIFLE