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Thoughts on the Kentucky rifle in its golden age.

Author: Joe Kindig
Publisher: York, Pa. : G. Shumway, ©1983.
Series: Longrifle series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Annotated 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Flintlock rifles were produced chiefly along the Appalachian piedmont from the eastern border of Pennsylvania to South Carolina. Among the localities in this region, distinctly different artistic details were used to decorate the rifles, and distinctly different styles of stock architecture and metal mountings were used. This text examines those differences.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Kindig
ISBN: 0873870840 9780873870849
OCLC Number: 11344238
Description: xii, 561 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. On the frontiersman --
On the gunsmith --
On the Kentucky itself --
On the Kentucky as a collectable --
pt. 2. Map of Pennsylvania --
Locations of gunsmiths --
Pre-revolutionary Kentuckys with wooden patch box lids --
Pre-revolutionary Kentuckys with brass patch boxes --
The Lancaster school --
The Bethlehem school --
The Womelsdorf-Reading school --
The Lebanon school --
The Dauphin school --
The York School --
The Littlestown school --
The Emmitsburg school --
The Chambersburg school.
Series Title: Longrifle series.

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Flintlock rifles were produced chiefly along the Appalachian piedmont from the eastern border of Pennsylvania to South Carolina. Among the localities in this region, distinctly different artistic details were used to decorate the rifles, and distinctly different styles of stock architecture and metal mountings were used. This text examines those differences.

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