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This German Jaeger-style rifle offers a fine example of the sport hunting rifles brought to Pennsylvania by the early German and Swiss settlers of the early 18th century. The term “Jaeger,” meaning hunter, or “the hunt,” in German applied to…

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This Jaeger Rifle includes the typical brass furniture characteristic of many Jaeger Rifles. This example, however, omits the usual hinged wood patchbox found on earlier patterns. Decorative raised carvings highlight the heavy butt stock, barrel…

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This “Mountain” rifle offers an excellent example of these crude mountain-style American Rifles made in the back country of the southern colonies. The wood stock features a unique “grease hole” in the butt which held thick grease used to…

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This German Wheel Lock Rifle has iron furniture and a wood rammer with bone tip that 'snaps' into channel below stock. Cherrywood stock includes sliding patch box in butt with snap closure. Bone nose cap and side plate washers. Bridged trigger guard…
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