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CENTRE COUNTY RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO DAVID YOUNG

CENTRE COUNTY RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO DAVID YOUNG

38 in 48 caliber 1 in octagonal barrelled rifle attributed to david young, first of Middleburg, Snyder County, then of Boalsburg, Centre County Pa. Leman Lancaster Percussion Lock controlled by a turned trigger, double set triggers, which function fine. Brass furniture with a nicely engraved 4 piece patchbox, also nice engraved brass sideplate. Curly maple stock with no repairs, but there is a stress crack in front of the triggerguard, but seems stable and a small crack along the forestock. Stock exhibits what looks like original finish with maybe an applied coat of linseed oil. Pierced brass saddleplate with engraving and 14 coin silver inlays of which one is missing a tip. Barrel has original sights with an extra plugged dovetail and bone or ivory insert in the front. Original ramrod and a shootable bore. A fine example of upper Susquehanna quality.

ATTRIBUTED JOHN MEWHIRTER RIFLE

ATTRIBUTED JOHN MEWHIRTER RIFLE

44 1/2 in 45 caliber octagonal slightly swamped smooth bore barrel rifle attributed to John Mewhirter Chambersburg, Franklin County. Rifle is unsigned, but exhibits features similar to known Mewhirter rifles (stock shape, side plate and patch box). Plain curly maple stock with no visible cracks or repairs and exhibits what appears to be original finish. Stock is also incised carved with a nice dished molding line running from the toe to the trigger guard. Original single bolt jas. Golcher percussion lock controlled by handmade turned tip single trigger, which functions fine. 4-piece line engraved “q” finial brass patch box with release in the toe plate. Brass furniture with 2-coin silver inlays (thumb piece and an engraved “man in the moon” on the cheek). Original sights on barrel with tip of tang broken off. A high condition well-made rifle for not a lot of money.

SOMERSET COUNTY RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO JACOB MIER

SOMERSET COUNTY RIFLE ATTRIBUTED TO JACOB MIER

39 ½ in 40 caliber rifled octagonal barreled rifle attributed to Jacob Mier Somerset County, Pa. Rifle is stocked in curly maple and has a period brass repair around the tang and several cracks around the triggerguard. There is also a 3in piece added behind the muzzle cap. 19 inlays of brass and coin silver with one missing and one of the silver forestock inlays being a replacement. Engraved 4 piece patchbox with release in the toe and 7 piercings. Golcher style percussion lock with double set triggers, which function fine. A good example of Mier’s work for a reasonable price.

S. M. SHILLITO SIGNED RIFLE

S. M. SHILLITO SIGNED RIFLE

43 in 50 caliber rifled octagonal barreled rifle signed S. M. SHILLITO in script. Brass hardware with engraved 4 piece patchbox. Curly maple stock with period wrist repair and cracks around lock and a 3in chunk missing out of the forestock. Gun must have been fastened to a wall since there is a screwhole through the patchbox on the inside. Bidwell warranted lock fastened by one bolt(no sideplate). Rifle is in untouched condition and has seen some hard use.

LEHIGH RIFLE ATTRIBUTTED TO HENRY HUNSICKER MACUNGIE TWP LEHIGH COUNTY PA

LEHIGH RIFLE ATTRIBUTTED TO HENRY HUNSICKER MACUNGIE TWP LEHIGH COUNTY PA

37 inch 45 caliber smoothbore octagonal barrel possibly shortened. Two bolt London warranted marked lock which appears to be original and sticks slightly. Lehigh style pinched trigger guard. Brass 4 piece patchbox with a floral finial. Stock is of plain curly maple and is in good original condition with the exception of a 7 inch sliver missing on the forestock, which appears to have been that way for many years. Stock exhibits incised carving behind the cheek piece and a fleur-de-lis design behind the tailpipe. Engraved eight pointed brass star on the cheek. Stock has profile and style of several signed Hunsicker rifles and we feel it is definitely one of his rifles in great condition.

Rare signed Frederick Stover Rifle

Rare signed Frederick Stover Rifle

Rare signed Frederick Stover Rifle. 45 caliber 39 inch rifled octagonal barrel signed in script “F. Stover”. Stover was listed in Maryland and later in York Co. the latter of which is where this rifle is believed to have been produced. Patchbox is four-piece whale-tail finial with pleasing light engraving. Lock is flint,possible reconversion, with double set triggers that function fine. Brass flat barrel keys and faceted ramrod pipes. Stock is of curly maple with a beautiful reddish finish with incised carving. A rare signed gun by a seldom seen maker.

Daniel Border Rifle

Daniel Border Rifle

Maker: Daniel Border. Bedford County rifle. Full stock, curly maple with 41 in 45 caliber octagon barrel. Lock is typical hand forged rat tail type. Signed D B in script. Typical high spur hammer. Period wrist repair. Otherwise excellent original condition and finish. Typical Bedford style patchbox with Q finial. Two silver inlays on cheek piece.

SIGNED JACOB STOUDNOUR BEDFORD COUNTY RIFLE

SIGNED JACOB STOUDNOUR BEDFORD COUNTY RIFLE

44 ½ INCH 44 CALIBER OCTAGONAL BARRELLED RIFLE SIGNED “ J. STOUDNOUR” in script. Typical Bedford style hand forged “ rat tail “ lock signed “J S “ in script with original high spur hammer most likely was flint as several holes are lead filled. Typical 4 piece “Q” finial engraved patchbox with 4 piercings. 22 engraved coin silver inlays with crossed flag inlays on the cheek. 2 silver forestock inlays missing ,and one on the cheek, with a wrist inlay missing points and a flag missing part of a staff. Stock is of curly maple with a crack running forward from the lock for 6 to 8 inches(should be stabilized). Nice original finish with strawberry vine pattern carving design behind cheek and raised panels between forestock inlays. Two carved panels in front of the lock and sideplate and raised tails with silver inlays behind lock and sideplate. Slight woodchip behind lock and in front of lead inlay on forestock. Double set triggers which function fine. Brass furniture with engraved saddleplate. Nice original rod with worm tip. An untouched fresh to the market Bedford never before photographed or published.

JOHN SHULER SWIVEL BREECH

JOHN SHULER SWIVEL BREECH

34 ½ in 45 caliber rifled octagonal barrel over 45 caliber octagonal smoothbore barrel swivel breech, stamped on both barrels John Shuler. Brass furniture with 4 piece engraved patchbox missing one sideplate and having a replaced screw. Nice engraved sideplate and toeplate with patchbox release button in toeplate. 2 coin silver inlays and silver sight inserts with rifle barrel having an extra dovetail for an added sight. Double set triggers with Henry Parker lock which functions fine. Included with rifle is an unique pewter tipped powder horn with turned butt, a possibles bag with replaced strap and a Lyman bullet mold in original box.

European Flintlock Pistol

European Flintlock Pistol

European Flintlock Pistol. 70 caliber 11 inch half round half octagon barrel. Original Germanic flint lock with nicely engraved side plate. Brass ornamentation including “skull cracker” on butt. Walnut or fruitwood stock with nice carving in and around the furniture. Nice turned up trigger. Several chips missing out of stock with no visible repairs.

J.H. JOHNSTON MUZZLELOADING SHOTGUN

J.H. JOHNSTON MUZZLELOADING SHOTGUN

35in 12 gauge double barrel muzzleloading shotgun. Locks marked J.H.Johnston Pittsburgh, Pa.
Metal has dark patina from poor storage and one hammer spur is missing. Walnut stock with checkering and owner shield in toe. Bores are poor and need cleaned. Gun is solid but in need of some tlc if you desire to fire it.

C. CHENEY SIGNED PITTSBURGH RIFLE

C. CHENEY SIGNED PITTSBURGH RIFLE

39 in 40 caliber rifled octagonal barreled rifle signed in script C. Cheney. Rare single set trigger also signed C. Cheney. Curly maple stock with no cracks or repairs and incise carving. Brass furniture with engraved 4 piece keyhole finial patchbox with 5 piercings. Original Golcher percussion lock which functions fine. 2 silver inlays, which includes a federal engraved eagle cheekpiece and a monogrammed thumbpiece. Flat barrel keys and is in excellent original condition. Rifle is plate 73 in Cooper’s “Kentucky Rifle and Me” book.

J. DOUGLASS SIGNED HUNTINGDON Co. GUN

J. DOUGLASS SIGNED HUNTINGDON Co. GUN

36in 45 caliber octagonal barreled Kentucky stamped J. DOUGLASS. Curly maple stock with traces of original black piano finish. Rifle has been shortened at one point in time. 19 coin silver inlays with brass furniture including a heart pierced engraved 4 piece patchbox. Back action Henry Parker lock with double set triggers (one lathe turned), which function fine. Beautifully engraved brass sideplate matching the shape of the lock. No visible damage or restoration. A rifle that demonstrates the quality Joseph Douglass was capable of.

Garrett Arms Copy of 1863 Sharps Carbine

Garrett Arms Copy of 1863 Sharps Carbine

Garrett Arms Copy of 1863 Sharps Carbine. Exact copy of 1863 Sharps Carbine. Imported from Italy by Garrett Arms, Norfolk, Virginia. Like new probably unfired with some handling marks and scratches.

Robert Ayres Signed Venango Co. Pa. Rifle

Robert Ayres Signed Venango Co. Pa. Rifle

Robert Ayres Signed Venango Co. Pa. Rifle. 36 caliber 35 ½ inch rifled octagonal barrel stamped “R.A. AYRES”. Ayres worked in French Creek Township Venango County Pa. in 1828 and was the brother of William Ayres. Gun has plain cap box and 5 silver inlays. Stock exhibits strong original finish and is of curly maple. Original percussion lock with double set triggers and functions fine.

William Ayres Signed Venango Co. Pa. Rifle

William Ayres Signed Venango Co. Pa. Rifle

William Ayres Signed Venango Co. Pa. Rifle. 32 caliber 41 inch rifled octagonal barrel. Rifle has been sleeved and has an excellent bore. Gun is signed “Wm. Ayres No. 92”. Ayres worked in Franklin, Pa Venango Co. 1827-1843. Rifle apparently was somebody’s favorite target rifle being sleeved and having a globe front sight and an added stationary rear peep with the original rear sight being removed. Patchbox is four piece and has 2 piercings. Stock is original made of curly maple and has nice finish with no visible cracks or repairs. Original Steele and Warren Albany percussion lock with double set triggers that function fine. Original ramrod with “worm” tip. Brass ramrod ferrels with tailpipe missing the flanges.

LEHIGH STYLE PLAIN RIFLE

LEHIGH STYLE PLAIN RIFLE

42 inch 50 caliber smoothbore octagonal barreled Lehigh style rifle. Rifle exhibits a-typical Lehigh charecteristics: Lehigh sight with double lines in front and back of the rear sight, Lehigh stock profile with Lehigh buttplate, and Lehigh pinched trigger-guard. Stock has been cleaned and exhibits unusual cheek pieces with one on the left and one on the right side of the gun. Wrist has a repaired crack. Lock is non-original stamped “Bedford County” and has been neatly fitted in the mortise with additional wood. Toe-plate is an engraved flame-shaped piece. Interestingly styled rifle in need of restoration and priced accordingly.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO RIFLE SIGNED “H. WARNER”

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO RIFLE SIGNED “H. WARNER”

42 inch 32 caliber rifled octagonal barreled Montgomery County, Ohio rifle signed “H. Warner in script. Rifle is in excellent condition with a superb original finish. Rifle has 9 seemingly brass inlays, all of which are engraved and includes an eight-pointed star on the cheek. Lock is original percussion made by Yardley and Sowers Philadelphia, Pa. and is controlled by double set triggers all of which function fine. Stock is of tight grained curly maple with nice patina with one small repair by the nose piece. Patchbox is atypical 4 piece box of that area with elliptical pierced finial and line engraving and a release button in the top of the comb. An excellent original signed Ohio rifle in super condition.

ATTRIBUTED VIRGINIA RIFLE

ATTRIBUTED VIRGINIA RIFLE

45 caliber 42 in octagonal barreled Virginia stlye rifle with traits of several Shenandoah Valley makers. Incised carved molding line on an attic condition piece of maple. Brass furniture with a 4piece 4 petal daisy finial. Patchbox missing one sideplate. Line engraving on the lid and sideplate. Samuel Moore lock with blacksmith made iron sideplate. Rifle is untouched with piece of wood above lock also several missing along the forestock. No obvious repairs or restoration. Right out of the attic!

Jacob Albright Attributed Rifle

Jacob Albright Attributed Rifle

Jacob Albright Attributed Rifle. 32 caliber 32 ½ inch rifled octagonal barrel. Rifle has 17 silver inlays with 2 missing and several possible replacements. Nice brass saddleplate and 2 piece entry pipe. Patchbox is typical upper suquehanna style “whale-tail” finial with 7 piercings and a nice engraved lid with the release in the butt. Gun was probably flint and has been shortened at some point in it’s life. Single trigger and percussion lock functions fine. Gun has typical upper Susquehanna back to back “C” scroll carving and a unique “shell” inlay on the top of the comb{which is missing}. Ramrod is original but has a broken tip. Stock is original and exhibits pleasing reddish finish with grain to the curly maple stock. A fine rifle in need of restoration to bring it back to its former glory.

Signed Upper Susquehanna Rifle

Signed Upper Susquehanna Rifle

Signed Upper Susquehanna Rifle. 40 caliber 40inch octagonal rifled barrel illegibly signed in script. 21 silver inlays including an engraved silver saddleplate. Stock of curly maple with a poorly repaired wrist break. Lock bolt is a replacement along with the hammer. Patchbox is 4 piece “Baum style” with 9 piercings and light engraving.

Samuel Baum Rifle

Samuel Baum Rifle

Samuel Baum Rifle. 50 caliber 37 inch half-round half- octagon smoothbore barrel signed “S. B.” in script for Samuel Baum, New Berlin, Pennsylvania. Rifle probably has been shortened at one time along with the stock wood. Curly maple stock with several Slivers missing on the forestock and has been cleaned. Rifle exhibits typical Baum incise carving and a brass Cheek inlay. Lock is a replacement, but is held in place with the Baum style “rams horn” sideplate. A honest but not costly example of a super makers work.

Gideon Angstadt Attributed Upper Susquehanna Rifle

Gideon Angstadt Attributed Upper Susquehanna Rifle

Gideon Angstadt Attributed Upper Susquehanna Rifle. 42 caliber 37 ½ inch rifled octagonal barrel.  Rifle exhibits characteristics of guns signed by Gideon Angstadt of Lewisburg, PA.  Patch box is atypical of Angstadt’s work and is a plain four piece style.  Rifle has 12 silver inlays and a brass comb piece and brass saddle plate.  Original percussion lock with double set triggers, which function fine and is held with Angstadt’s typical “mustache” shaped side plate.  Stock is of tight grained curly maple and has a nicely done toe repair.  Finish is not original and stock has been cleaned.  Metal has been cleaned with cold blue being applied. Ram rod is an original having finish applied but retaining original “worm” tip.

Rifle Stamped J. Roop

Rifle Stamped J. Roop

Rifle Stamped J. Roop. 44 caliber 40 inch rifled octagonal barrel stamped “J. Roop”.  Curly maple stock with nice original finish.  Stock is cracked in front of trigger guard and has been repaired.  Also has several replaced pieces around the lock and a crack in the fore stock.  Lock looks original and functions fine.  Lock bolt and tang screw are replacements.  Nice daisy finial patch box with floral engraving.  Nice striped ram rod with brass tip.

1852 Model Naval Sword

1852 Model Naval Sword

1852 Model Naval Sword. Naval sword with excellent etching and great ray skin of shark-skin handle, made by Bernstein, Brooklyn NY. Comes with sash and leather scabbard with leather finish flaking in places, but otherwise in nice condition sword. Probably from 1870’s.

Spanish Cutacha Sword

Spanish Cutacha Sword

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Spanish Cutacha Sword. Made in Germany in Solingen for Cuban and Spanish officers. Marked “Macero Solingen Garantizado No. 87”. Checkered grip, and original leather scabbard. Interesting piece of Spanish-American history.

2 GAR Type Swords

2 GAR Type Swords

2 GAR Type Swords. Fashioned after 1850 staff officers swords both swords seem to be made for Civil War Veterans groups or Masonic Groups. One made for Patriotic Order of Sons America and marked Frank Spear. Other marked S.W. and with the dates 1861-1865. Nice swords.

Southern Powder Horn

Southern Powder Horn

Southern Powder Horn. Large horn 15 inches from tip to butt. Carved tip with southern yellow pine butt “I.B.” in it. No holes, nice patina. Nice honest horn.

English Sword by Price

English Sword by Price

English Sword by Price. Sword has a 21 inch long blade marked “Price”. Handle is made of what appears to be tortoise shell. Guard is of silver or similar material which is highly engraved. Assumed sword was some kind at hunting sword probably made circa 1750.

Unsigned Huntingdon County Style Rifle

Unsigned Huntingdon County Style Rifle

Unsigned Huntingdon County Style Rifle. 45 caliber rifled 36 ½ rifled octagonal barrel. Rifle has Huntingdon County Architecture with stepped butt plate, spear point patch box finial, turned trigger and typical Huntingdon profile. 12 silver inlays grace this rifle with one or two possibly being replaced. Original percussion lock has broken spring and a replaced lock bolt. Side plate is nicely engraved with one replaced screw. Patch box is also nicely engraved. Stock has been cleaned and exhibits nice tiger maple grain and also some unusual incised carving, seldom seen on Huntingdon Rifles.

J.S. Johnston signed Huntingdon County Rifle

J.S. Johnston signed Huntingdon County Rifle (SOLD)

J.S. Johnston signed Huntingdon County Rifle. 40 caliber 41 ½ inch riffled octagonal barrel signed “J.S.J.” in script for J.S. Johnston McConnellstown, Huntingdon County PA. Rifle has typical Huntingdon architecture and traits: stepped butt plate, lathe-turned triggered, original black piano finish. Patch box is a cap box with a nice floral engraving on the lid and original patches inside. Stock is in attic condition but at one time was broken completely through the wrist with some wood missing. Nice engraved silver “hunter’s star” on the centerpiece. Rifle has period repair and seems solid.

Trade Rifle

Trade Rifle (SOLD)

Trade Rifle. 75 caliber 38 inch smooth bore barrel with curious marks at the breech. Gun is stocked in American walnut and has what looks to be musket hardware applied. R. Norris percussion lock which functions fine. Missing nose piece with no other visible cracks or repairs.

J.F. Gehrett Signed Huntingdon County Rifle

J.F. Gehrett Signed Huntingdon County Rifle (SOLD)

J.F. Gehrett Signed Huntingdon County Rifle. Massive 45 caliber 38 inch rifled octagonal barrel signed “J.F.G.” in script for Jacob F Gehrett, Orbisonia, Huntingdon County, PA. Rifle exhibits typical Huntingdon “spear point” patch box with heart piercing and stepped engraved side plates. Black piano finished curly maple stock with no visible repairs. Possible extra finish applied. 16 silver inlays with several replaced and several possibly added (the circles). Saddle plate is silver and nicely done. Lock is original percussion with double set trigger (sticky), which is also “lathe turned” in Huntingdon style. Original ramrod and a shootable bore.

Well Inlayed Percussion of Unknown Origin

“Well Inlayed Percussion of Unknown Origin (SOLD)

Well Inlayed Percussion of Unknown Origin. Rifle has a captured patch box indicating possible Kentucky influence or manufacture. The patch box has engraving on the lid and around the fastening screws. Rifle has 21 silver inlays (several being replacements). 40 caliber 38 inch rifled octagonal barrel with 2 sight dovetails (one plugged, one with sight missing). Stock is of curly maple with nice grain and several cracks (one in fore stock and one in wrist). Ram rod looks original and has an interesting splice repair. Percussion lock functions fine controlled by double set triggers and held by a nicely engraved side plate (missing one screw), with liberty shield engraved on it. Toe plate is engraved, but missing one piece and has a crack on another section.

Rifle Of Unknown Origin

Rifle Of Unknown Origin (SOLD)

Rifle Of Unknown Origin. Many opinions have been cast on the origin of this rifle. It has the daisy style patch box finial of a Virginia gun, while also offering the characteristics of a rifle made in New England. 50 caliber 36 inch octagonal smooth bore barrel. Rifle appears to be converted from flint to percussion retaining the original flint plate made by Squire and Company. Rifle has an early look to it with an 1 7/8 inch butt. Stock is curly maple and possibly shortened to a half stock. Original ram rod and faceted ram rod ferrels.

New York Style “Mule Ear” Combination Rifle

New York Style “Mule Ear” Combination Rifle (SOLD)

New York Style “Mule Ear” Combination Rifle. 44 caliber 30 ½ inch rifle over 20 gauge shotgun stamped “NO—“, sight cover part of name. “Mule Ear” lock with one hammer not locking back. Brass hardware with oval patch box. Nice “Lollipop” sight in addition to regular sights. Walnut stock with a wrist crack but seems solid. Built in New York style.

George Slonaker Signed Bedford County Rifle

George Slonaker Signed Bedford County Rifle (SOLD)

George Slonaker Signed Bedford County Rifle. 45 caliber 40 inch octagonal rifled barrel. Signed Geo. Slonaker in script on barrel. Percussion lock with double set triggers which function fine. Typical “Q” finial patch box with engraved lid and 5 piercings. Curly maple stock with period German silver wrist repair. Stock has added finish.

Silas Bryant Flint Rifle

Silas Bryant Flint Rifle (SOLD)

Silas Bryant Flint Rifle. 44 cal. rifled 44in. octagonal barrel signed Bryant at the breech. Rifle was featured in the 2016 KRA display at the NRA convention. Rifle has a reconverted lock with double set triggers. The curly maple stock has a nice finish. There is an expert repaired break at the tailpipe and an unknown added piece between the butt plate and patchbox. A slight crack exists just behind the nosecap. Rifle has 14 coin silver inlays, including a beautiful engraved eagle with owner’s initials engraved on it. An original ramrod with a worm comes with the rifle. Patchbox is plain with 3 piercing. Rifle has excellent eye appeal and is a fine example of an early western kentucky.

A.D. Kornman Swivel

A.D. Kornman Swivel Rifle (SOLD)

A.D. Kornman Swivel, Spring Mills, Pennsylvania. 45 cal. rifled full wood panel, 34 in. octagonal barrel swivel rifle signed A. D. Kornman. Signature is faint, but traces can be seen on both barrels. One barrel is rifled with twist and other with straight cut rifling. Lock plated is marked ” no. 3″. There are 6 silver inlays on the curly maple stock. Panel on barrel is probably a replacement along with the patchbox lid. Full panel swivels are extremely rare and desirable.

Lehigh Rifle marked PB

Lehigh Rifle marked PB on patchbox (SOLD)

Lehigh Rifle marked PB on patchbox. 45 cal. smooth bore with 44 in. octagon barrel. Full stock of curly maple in Lehigh style with no repairs or cracks. Typical Lehigh arrow side plate and trigger guard. Toe plate has 3 piercings shaped like tombstones. Lehigh sight with 2 lines in front and back of it. 2 piece patchbox with an engraved spread eagle design at the top and “PB” engraved on the lid in script. Lock is a period conversion from flint and is stamped “J.G. Aulenbach Lebanon”. This is a single trigger gun. Rifle retains excellent original finish and condition. This is 1 of 4 known rifles with this patchbox marking and form.

George Tryon Trade Rifle

George Tryon Trade Rifle (SOLD)

George Tryon Trade Rifle. 50 cal. smooth bore 42 in. tapered octagon barrel stamped “Tryon Philadelphia”. Barrel has various stampings and decorations including a Belgian proof. London Warranted flintlock which is probably a reconversion. Full plain maple stock with no obvious repairs or faults. Silver thumbpiece on the wrist. Nice example of Tryon’s early trade rifles.

C.W. Creamer Rifle

C.W. Creamer Rifle (SOLD)

C.W. Creamer Rifle. 50 cal. rifled 29 in. octagon barrel stamped “C.W Creamer” at the breech. Gun has probably been set back several inches and there is an added dovetail for a sight. The front sight plate blade appears to be bone or ivory. There are 25 silver inlays plus a silver nose piece, toe plate and saddle plate. Tang is broken and crack exists near the toe.

Civil War Conversion Musket

Civil War Conversion Musket (SOLD)

Civil War Conversion Musket. 75 cal. smooth bore 39 in. round barrel 2 band converted musket. Probably originally flint and European in origin. Barrel has been shortened. No markings except on top of butt. Brass hardware, nose piece probably a replacement, non original rod.

J. Roop Rifle

J. Roop Rifle (SOLD)

J. Roop rifle. 43 inch octagonal 50 caliber rifled barrel. Barrel is signed “J. Roop” in script. Has a period conversion to percussion with original lock stamped “J. Roop” being used. Rifle is a full stock with pleasing color with flat keys holding the barrel. Four piece lightly engraved patchbox. Remnants of the checkering at the wrist are visible. Also an incised squiggle running with the molding line is visible. Latch on patchbox has a homemade repair as visible in pictures. Also has a crack in forestock repaired with staples as pictured. Rifle is an excellent example of Roop’s early work.

J. H. Johnston Rifle

J. H. Johnston Rifle (SOLD)

J. H. Johnston flintlock. 40 inch octagonal 45 caliber rifled barrel with shootable bore. Rifle signed “J. H. Johnston” in script. Is nicely incised carved and has nice molding along the barrel. Rifle has 16 silver inlays with a nice eagle on the cheek piece. Patchbox is engraved with a domed lid and 3 piercings. Untouched original flintlock and is pictured in “The Kentucky Rifle and Me” by Edith G. Cooper.

J. Shafer Rifle

J. Shafer Rifle (SOLD)

Center County percussion signed J. Shafer. Probably owner’s name as no records exists for this maker. Rifle resembles guns made by David Little of Bellefonte, Pa. 37 inch octagonal barrel. 40 cal. rifled. 4 piece lightly engraved patchbox. 17 coin silver inlays. Including a nice silver eagle on cheek piece and a coin silver saddle plate. Curly maple full stock with cracking in added coat of shellac. Stock has several cracks in forestock which are need of repair. Lock functions and is original.

John Forker Rifle

John Forker Rifle (SOLD)

Mercer County rifle by John Forker. 39 inch octagonal barrel. 40 cal. rifled. Curly maple full stock with 4 piece engraved patchbox with 5 piercings with Q finial motif. Original London Warranted percussion lock. Barrel held with flat key pins. Double set trigger mechanism is sticky but still works. Rifle is stamped Forker on barrel. Condition is excellent with added finish. Rifle is pictured in black patchbox book.

Mirror Horn

Mirror Horn (SOLD)

Screw tip horn with mirror butt. Horn measures 12 inches from tip to butt. Brass bands with eyelets for a strap at each end. Carved butt with mirror in center. Reminiscent of Lancaster style. Original screw tip with plug broken off in tip. Nice original patina with no worm holes.

Western PA Side Opener Rifle

Western PA Side Opener Rifle (SOLD)

Western Pa style rifle with side opening patchbox. 40 inch 45 cal rifled octagonal barrel with flat – keys. Pittsburgh side plate, toe plate, and trigger guard. Rifle is full stock of curly maple with severe repaired break at the wrist with added finish. Rifle has single bolt flintlock signed G. Smith.

Winchester Deluxe 1876 Rifle

Winchester Deluxe 1876 Rifle (SOLD)

Winchester Deluxe 1876. 28 in. full mag octagon barrel in 40-60 cal. Bore is fair but shootable. Rifle has single set trigger, which needs some adjustment. Checkered deluxe stock with ebony inlaid pistol grip. Case hardened frame with colors fading. Barrel blue is original but fading to plum color. Stock finish is worn but original. Made in 1886. Nice original rifle with factory letter.

Missouri Half Stock

Missouri Half Stock (SOLD)

Missouri half stock. Signed A. McLane. 32 3/4 in. octagon barrel 40 cal. rifled. Stock is of plain maple or possibly fruit wood. Lock is added but is close to original mortise size and marked Leman Lancaster. Will require some fitting. An excellent project at a reasonable price.

Unsigned Philadelphia Rifle

Unsigned Philadelphia Rifle (SOLD)

Unsigned Philadelphia or Lehigh rifle. 43 in. octagonal 50cal. Rifled. Plain maple full stock. Rifle has been converted from flint to percussion. 4 piece engraved patchbox with “pineapple” finial, generally used in the Philadelphia or Lehigh areas. Rifle has a typical hunters star on the cheek piece which is unfortunately missing. Rifle is unsigned and has an interesting history as per the patchbox. Wrist has period repair and the finish retains rough original appearance. The rifle also has a nice saddle plate engraved on the edges.

Unsigned Philadelphia Rifle

Western PA Squirrel Rifle (SOLD)

Western PA squirrel rifle. 37 ½ inch octagonal barrel 36 caliber squirrel rifle. Plain maple full stock with 6 silver inlays. Western PA style trigger guard and side plate. 4 piece patch box with “q” finial motif. percussion lock ins in working order with functional single trigger. Wood has been cleaned. Rifle is a nice unsigned example with appealing architecture.

S. McCosh Rifle

S. McCosh Rifle (SOLD)

S. McCosh, Pittsburgh. 36in. 40cal. octagonal rifled barrel. Barrel stamped S. McCosh Pittsburgh. Also stamped James Little (barrel maker). Rifle is in in nice condition with a coat of added finish. Forestock is cracked near the tailpipe. Oval patchbox with light engraving and also 9 silver stock inlays.

Jacob Albright Rifle

Jacob Albright Rifle (SOLD)

Incised carved flintlock Kentucky. 43 5/8 octagon barrel. 50 cal. rifled. Rifle is unsigned, but has characteristics of rifles made by Jacob Albright. 4 piece engraved patchbox with bone inlay and piercing(likely missing other inlay). Rifle has been cleaned and has a period brass repair below the lock. The lock is most likely a re-conversion. Rifle has excellent eye appeal with nice inlay work and incised “C” scroll carving.

Paul Marker Rifle

Paul Marker Rifle (SOLD)

Paul Marker incised carved rifle. Rifle probably made in Ohio. Full plain maple stock. 41 1/2 inch octagonal barrel. Commercial lock signed “Jos. Golcher”. Barrel signed in script P. Marker. Rifle is incised carved with checkering at the wrist and a nicely done design behind the cheek piece. Also carved behind the tail pipe. Rifle is missing an inlay on the cheek piece. Patchbox is engraved and has 3 piercings. Rifle is in “as found condition” having some damage in front of the lock and on the side plate.

James Teaff Rifle

James Teaff Rifle (SOLD)

James Teaff Rifle. 54 cal 35 in octagonal barrel signed J. Teaff. Rifle is beautifully engraved with an eagle on the cheek piece and 7 other engraved silver coin inlays. Nose cap is also made of coin silver. Rifle has probably been shortened at the muzzle and has a repaired crack at the wrist. There is also a replaced strip of wood along the forestock. A rifle by a maker of exceptional merit.

Colt 1860 Army Pistol

Colt 1860 Army Pistol (SOLD)

Colt 1860 Army. 44 cal. all matching civilian model, made 1863. Honest, original gun, except replacement loading lever. Great example and functions fine.

Sharps 1863 Saddle Ring Carbine

Sharps 1863 Saddle Ring Carbine (SOLD)

Sharps 1863 Saddle Ring Carbine. 54 cal. Decent bore. Original percussion. Serial Number C. 22374.

Joseph Fresh Rifle

Joseph Fresh Rifle (SOLD)

Antique Kentucky rifle signed on the lock and barrel “J. Fresh”. Joseph Fresh was a gunsmith in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. This percussion full stock rifle is approximately 36 caliber and the barrel is 36″ long. Stocked in walnut.

Spotted Screw-Tip Horn

Spotted Screw-Tip Horn (SOLD)

This antique screw-tip horn has a bone or antler tip with internal threads and an applied horn collar. The “spotted” decoration shown in the photos is quite rare. This type of decoration is typically found in eastern Pennsylvania.

York County Screw-Tip Horn

York County Screw-Tip Horn (SOLD)

This antique screw-tip horn was made in York County, Pennsylvania. This variety has an internal threaded horn tip and a lathe turned, fruit wood butt with chip carving.

Antique Horn

Antique Horn (SOLD)

Antique powder horn in good condition. This horn would display well with a Antique Kentucky Rifle or hunting pouch.

Antique Black Powder Accoutrements

Antique Black Powder Accoutrements (SOLD)

Offered is a lot of black powder items including a flask shaped powder tin, two round ball molds, a cutter, antique powder horn, flask charger and a powder measure.

Manhattan Bullet Mold

Manhattan Bullet Mold (SOLD)

This Manhattan bullet mold is in good condition with markings as shown. The mold casts both a bullet and a round ball. A nice addition to your Manhattan or ball mold collection.