VERY ORNATE LEHIGH VALLEY PENNSYLVANIA FLINTLOCK RIFLE
inv # 01-16154
Caliber: about 45
Barrel: 44 3/4″ oct. w/ rifled bore. Measures 7/8″ across flats at muzzle
Sights: Brass blade front sight w/ fixed V notch rear sight.
Stock: Full length pin fastened, curly maple stock w/ checkering at wrist.
Markings: Top flat has partially visible script marking “A. Schweitzer”.
Engraving: Engraved trade lock marked “J. HOLLAND”. Patchbox w/ 6 piercings. Lid is engraved with script initials that could be “TB” or “PB”. Other patchbox ornamentation includes floral & borderline engraving culminating w/ shield & eagle w/ open wings bordering piercing at tip. Toe plate features 3 piercings w/ matching engraving. Ornate engraved sideplate has 2 piercings.