Virginia Barn Rifle

Ketland Lock and Iron Mounts

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This is my version of a nice early Virginia style Barn gun. The barrel is 44" long, swamped in .50 caliber and 1 1/16" across at the breech. The lock is a English Ketland style. The guard is hand forged by me from an early Va. rifle. Maple stock with no buttplate or entry thimble. This one has a full sideplate and a touch hole pick under the cheek piece. Just a good basic rifle that would have been right at home on a backwoods farm or out on the frontier.

Weight is 7 lbs. Pull is 13".