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This mid-19th c. American long rifle is in Upper Susquehanna style, roughly from the area of Albany and further West to Buffalo. The patchbox is identical to the John Krider-made rifles. The lock was period-converted from flintlock to percussion. The octagonal barrel is 37.5" long, and the caliber is .5". Gun is very heavy at about 13.5 lbs. There is period repair at the wrist of the stock, and the trigger-guard is long gone. Lock is marked R.S.CLARK EXTRA. Lock mechanism functions well. Ramrod is original.
A scarce New York Style plains rifle with signs of honest use and period wear.