Category: Longrifles

  • Gun #19 Augusta/Rockbridge Virginia Longrifle

    Gun #19 Augusta/Rockbridge Virginia Longrifle

    An Early Virginia Longrifle This is a 1785 Augusta/Rockbridge County, Virginia style longrifle based on the earlier of the two rifles documented by Wallace Gusler in the Journal of Historical Arms Making Technology, Volume II (JHAT II). The patchbox and its engraving is an original design extrapolated from the box on the early gun documented […]

  • Gun #18 – An Alfred Gross Style Longrifle

    Gun #18 – An Alfred Gross Style Longrifle

    Iron and Silver Longrifle Shown here is an iron mounted rifle based on several rifles made by Alfred Gross of East Tennessee. At one end of the spectrum is that famous silver mounted (silver over iron) rifle by Alfred Gross, and on the other end are completely plain iron mounted rifles. This rifle is in […]

  • Gun # 17 – Augusta/Rockbridge Virginia Longrifle

    Gun # 17 – Augusta/Rockbridge Virginia Longrifle

    An Early Virginia Longrifle This is a 1775-1785 Augusta/Rockbridge County, Virginia longrifle based on the two rifles documented by Wallace Gusler in the Journal of Historical Arms Making Technology, Volume II (JHAT II). The patchbox and its engraving is an original design extrapolated from the boxes on the guns documented in JHAT II as well […]

  • Gun #16 – Early Jacob Dickert Flintlock Longrifle

    Gun #16 – Early Jacob Dickert Flintlock Longrifle

    Best of Class This is a rifle in the style of an early Jacob Dickert. It shares characteristics with the Moravian rifle makers at Christian Springs. This rifle has been slightly aged per the wishes of the customer. This rifle was awarded the Best of Class ribbon in Master-Traditional at the 2016 Dixon’s Gunmakers Fair. […]

  • Gun #12 – An Iron Mounted Virginia Chunk Gun

    Gun #12 – An Iron Mounted Virginia Chunk Gun

    An Unusual Iron Mounted Rifle The longrifle shown here is an iron mounted chunk gun with stylistic elements found on guns from the Augusta/Rockbridge area of Virginia down into southwest Virginia. This rifle includes a four-piece iron patchbox and a faceted trigger guard and thimbles similar to a couple of rifles from Wallace Gusler’s step-toe […]