This is a somewhat unusual version of the typical Harder rifle as manufactured in Lock Haven, PA, just prior to the Civil war. This rifle is in 36 cal. and has an extra-long 38” barrel. The rifling is smooth, but worn, and would probably need to be re-cut to be […]
This rifle, possibly built in the Lancaster area, has a nice 43” long 40 caliber straight barrel, about 7/8” across the flats. The rifle appears to have been built as a flintlock, but has since been converted to percussion. The rifle has a solid wrist repair that is barely noticeable.
This smooth rifle is outstanding due to its 48” long barrel beautifully signed A. Schweitzer. The stock has about 50% of its original finish and is adorned with a Lancaster “Daisy head” patchbox. The patchbox is nicely engraved in Schweitzer’s unique style. The stock terminates at the muzzle with a […]