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Kentucky Rifle

Object Number: 
1952.358
Date: 
1795-1815
Medium: 
Wood, iron, brass
Dimensions: 
barrel length: 43 1/2 in. ( 110.5 cm ) Overall: 58 7/8 in. ( 149.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: lockplate center: "R..ASHMOFE/WARRANTED" engraved: barrel: "C. GUMPF"
Description: 
Wood, iron, and brass flintlock rifle; octagon barrel with bladed brass front sight and rear sight near middle of barrel; brass furniture with double set triggers and engraved spirals, lines, and crosshatching on patchbox, trigger guard, and sideplate; engraved floral and other designs on lockplate tail and hammer; crescent-shaped buttplate with checkering at wrist; stamped mark at center of lockplate; engraved signature at breech end of barrel.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John E. Parson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group