1770-1780 Early Lancaster style rifle patterned after early makers Jacob Dickertt and Valentine Fondersmith.
Born in 1750, Jacob Ferree was the nephew of gunsmith, Joel Ferree. Jacob moved to Allegheny County in western Pennsylvania in 1784.
This is an example of a Lehigh Co, Pennsylvania flintlock rifle in the style of John Moll and Herman Rupp from the 1790-1795 time period.
Andreas Albrecht was a German Moravian gunmaker who migrated to America in 1750.
This left-handed rifle is patterned after the work of Jacob Dickert circa 1770-1775.
This example is patterned after an early rifle of William Antes, circa 1770-1780.
J.P. Beck worked as a gunsmith from the late 1760's to 1811 in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.
Tim Williams takes a break in his shop where he is building a .58 caliber flintlock rifle. (Photo by Jeff McCoy) The Eastern Panhandle was the edge of the frontier in the 1700s. Men from the area joined up with a young officer named George Washington and started the march into history in [...]
This longrifle is patterned after the work of John Sheetz of Staunton, Virginia from the 1796-1800 time period.
An interview by Michael Beliveau for Muzzleloader Magazine. "The only interesting rifles are accurate rifles.” Those are the words of Col. Townsend Whelen, who was perhaps the best outdoor writer of the twentieth century. But those same words could easily be attributed to longrifle builder Tim Williams. Tim is a dedicated flintlock hunter who expects the guns [...]