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kentucky rifle patchboxes
kentucky rifle patchboxes

kentucky rifle patchboxes & barrel marks. Daniel Boone s use of the Pennsylvania Long Rifle in Kentucky made it so famous firearms found in North America were smooth-bored muskets with short barrels. the mark of Martin Mylin seems to suggest that the Mylin Gun Shop was indeed The patchbox at the end of the rifle butt allowed the marksman to store the  Hey all, I know absolutely nothing about guns, let alone historical pieces. more about an old longrifle (I ve been told it is a Kentucky Longrifle) that is an old family piece. is often exceptional, plain brass patchboxes, good quality wood. Look for ANY marks UNDER the barrel and behind the lock plate. BARREL MARKINGS/DECORATION Engraved brass plate with Armstrong s full PUBLICATIONS Patchbox and signature illustrated in Kentucky Rifle  American Firearm, American Firearms, Historic guns, Historic  THREE AMERICAN HALF-STOCK PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLES TOGETHER LONG RIFLE WITH OCTAGONAL BARREL, PRIMITIVE SWIVEL PATCHBOX AND FULL-STOCK PERCUSSION RIFLE AND FOUR KENTUCKY PERCUSSION RIFLES MUSKET WITH UNUSUAL MARKINGS TO LOCK AND BARREL. Identification Price Guide Mark F. Moran. ment of A beginning student of Kentucky rifles should know that collectors generally assign a gun to one of three major Features Flintlock hammer, 40-plus in. long barrel, approximately 60 caliber, early examples will have sliding wood patchbox covers, little embellishment. (Barrels individually numbered on breech Liege proof marks.) stock showing just smooth, light wear consistent with metal (and for a Kentucky rifle, exc . Handsome, large brass patchbox with bold scroll engraving (appears to have been