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|Bucks County smooth rifle by Eric Kettenburg |
Bucks County smooth rifle (1760's-70's) by Eric Kettenburg - 14 ga (.69) 40" octagon to round barrel brightened to reflect cleaned-up secondary usage, with sights, tang bolt threaded into simple nut, Chambers early Ketland lock casehardened with single lock nail, approx 14" LOP, no buttplate, brass guard shows file marks, one ramrod pipe, scraped finish in bold curly maple shows tool marks and prominent rippling, nitrate of iron with raw linseed oil and beeswax finish, boned - stocked entirely by-hand in a traditional shop. $2,250 plus shipping/insurance
| 54 Cal.SmoothRifle|
54 Cal Rifled Smoothrifle, Built by Mike Keller of Washington state. this English styled rifle is a copy of a rifle built by Gun Maker John Newcomer Lancaster PA, 1760- 1770.featured in Shumways book. Walnut Stocked with a 13 7/8 " LOP. 46" Getz 54 Cal. Oct to Round Rifled Barrel.Chambers Colonial Virginia Flintlock, whitelightning vent. Brass mounted with an English smoothbore accent. sliding wood patchbox, fishbelly at the entry thimble,very slim well balanced rifle at 7lbs.had a crack in the Wrist and was repaired professionally by mike keller stronger than before. antiqued finish on barrel and lock. Price $ 2150.00 Shipping Included Postal Money order Only lower 48 USA.
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|Used .45 Caliber Colonial Virginia Rifle|
This is one of our Colonial Virginia rifles stocked in a piece of Presentation Quality Curly Maple. It features one of our custom, hand-made wooden patchboxes. The trigger pull comes in at 14 1/4" and it has a 1/4" of castoff. The barrel is a 42" Colerain and the lock is a Hand Tuned Large Siler. We used all traditional stains and finishes on the rifle.
|Hawken Style Squirrel Rifle by K. Moors in .40 caliber |
This is a really fine mid 19th century rifle by Ken Moors. Ken built this one as one that would have come out of the Hawken shop at the time. It has a 38" tapered Ed Rayl barrel in .40 caliber. It has a hook breech and a single wedge holding the barrel to the stock. The lock and triggers are by Bob Roller but Ken made a new lock plate and fully engraved it. The triggers will fire set or unset. The stock is a very nice piece of curly maple with a beautiful color and finish that has been aged as is typical of Ken's guns. The iron hardware has all been aged as well. This is a very well made rifle that has the excellent fit and finish that Ken is known for. Weight is 8 lbs. Pull is 13 3/4". More pictures can be found at http://claysmithguns.com/moors6.htm
|American Style Fowler in 20 gauge Turkey Choke|
This is a very well made fowler in an American style by W.J. Slusser. It handles very well and points nicely. The Colerain barrel is oct-round and is 38" long. The bore is 20 gauge with an extra full turkey choke. NOT DESIGNED FOR ROUND BALL. SHOT ONLY. The engraved lock is a large Siler. The stock is a very nice piece of curly maple with a stain and finish that makes it glow in the sunlight giving a beautiful depth to the grain. The brass hardware is well inlet and neatly engraved. The gun is lightly used with a few minor dents in the wood. Frizzen has light wear and the bore is excellent. Overall an excellent gun that balances and points very well. It has front and rear sights. The front sight has an ivory blade set into it which will show up well in a shady woods. Weight is 7 lbs. Pull is 14". More pictures can be found at http://claysmithguns.com/turkey2_fowler.htm
|York Rifle (J.P. Beck Style) in .50 caliber|
This is a York rifle in the style of J.P. Beck made by S. Zdawczynski. I've never heard of this builder but he did a really fine job assembling this rifle. It started as a Chamber's York kit. The fit of metal to wood is very tight. The patchbox lid is tight to the stock and is well shaped. The lock is a large Siler. Stock is a nice piece of curly maple. The straight tapered barrel is probably by Rice and is 42" in .50 caliber. It is held to the stock by four brass wedges. It has been used but very little and well cared for. Very little wear on the frizzen and no dents or dings in the wood. The owner says it shoots dead on with 65 grains FFF, a .490 ball and .0015 patch. Weight is 8 lbs 11 ozs. Pull is 14". More pictures can be found at http://claysmithguns.com/york_rifle.htm
|Early Christian Springs, PA. Style Rifle by Ken Moors|
This rifle is by Ken Moors of Edenton, N.C. Ken likes the early Christian Springs style guns and he did a fine job with this one as usual. The lock is a early Germanic style by Chambers. The barrel is a "C" weight 38" long Colerain in .54 caliber. The stock is a moderately figured piece of maple with aged brass hardware. The rifle is carved with griffin behind the cheek. Many of the Moravian guns from this area had animals carved in them during this period. The brass parts exhibit the fine engraving that Ken is known for. The fit, finish and aging on this rifle are all excellent. This rifle started out as one of my kits and Ken did a fine job of adding his own touches to make it a little different. This rifle holds and balances very well. I have sold several of Ken's guns in the past and the new owners have been very pleased with the quality of the work and the accuracy. Weight is 8 lbs. Pull is 14". More pictures can be found at http://claysmithguns.com/moors4.htm
|Ted fellows 40 cal. percussion long rifle|
Fantastic maple stocked long rifle made by Ted Fellows in the 1970-1980 period. This full stock rifle has beautiful stripping from head to toe with brown and golden color, inlays of brass and silver. Percussion lock by Russ Hamm, barrel 40 cal by W.M. Large, double set triggers, it is 58" overall, 42" barrel, 1-60 slow twist, 13/16 on the flats, push button patch box, weight 7 3/4 lbs, with 13 1/2" pull. This lightly used rifle has an exceptional piece of stripped maple, it has been in the safe for a number of years so it has a few bumps. Rifle is clean and in excelent condition. I have more photos if interested. $2500 shipped to the lower 48.
|Ted Fellows 45 cal. percussion|
Beautiful Contemporary Longrifle made by Ted Fellows in the 1970-1980 period, Cherry full stock with vibrent color. Percussion lock by Cherry Corners, 45 cal barrel (maker unknown), with double set triggers. Overall length 59", barrel 42", 13/16" on the flats, 1-60 twist, total weitht 7 1/4 lbs., LOP 14 1/2" to front trigger, low profile sights, and steel furniture. This is a well made rifle by Ted Fellows (read his profile in the artisan section) the cherry stock has a nice redish glow with dark stripping. I have lots of photos if your interested. It has been in the safe a number of years so it has aquirred a few bumps here an there, but well cleaned and in excelent condition. Asking $1250 shipped to the lower 48.
|Lehigh Valley Rifle, ca. 1820|
This rifle is on the short & light weight side w/ a 37" swamped, full-octagon custom .52 caliber rifled barrel by Bob Hoyt. The stock is black walnut, stump wood w/ good grain through the butt and wrist area and decorated with folk carving. The lock is a 5" long round-faced English model by Jim Chambers. The brass mounts and brass and silver inlays I largely made myself, so there's not much in the way of catalog parts in this rifle (less the lock, of course). The patch box finial is based on the "fluke" blade of a halberd pictured in a book on American Revolutionary War weapons. The cheek piece extension is bone (cow, I believe). The rifle overall has a mildly antiqued finish.
Include $50.00 extra for shipping.