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Offline B.Barker

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Kutztown or Lehigh
« on: September 19, 2019, 04:54:50 AM »
I saved this photo and can't remember where it came from. Does anyone know if this is a rifle from the Kutztown area?


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Offline B.Barker

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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2019, 04:58:05 AM »
After looking at it again it may be a modern made rifle. I have no idea where I seen it originally, maybe someone made on here.

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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2019, 06:15:31 AM »
That's an original rifle.  It's very likely a Kutztown area or northwards from there rifle, probably Albany or Greenwich twp. in Berks Co.  One suggestion has been Stoffel Long.  I believe this piece is unsigned.
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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2019, 05:48:10 PM »
Thanks Eric, I figured you would know where it was from.

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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2019, 05:49:41 PM »
That one might be in the pictures book about Berks County rifles.
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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2019, 05:59:14 PM »
Eric, Didn't you sell that rifle, or one very similar to it, several years ago?
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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2019, 11:52:22 PM »
Great rifle - very Angstatesque  / Kuntztownesque- too bad there aren't more photos. Heres a couple from Kuntztown.

The Signed  AA "Adam Angstat" Swivel #18 from Merrill Lindsay's book The Kentucky Rifle -








This is a signed Peter Angstat (#2)








The Peter has had a lock reconversion only -  the AA is in the black - original flint / original ramrod - untouched. Enjoy the pics!

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Original tools in the patch box of the AA Rifle.
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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2019, 01:02:31 AM »
All,
As a side bar - Interesting observation - notice the double rivet in the patchbox of the "Adam" - AA rifle - only executed in the Womlesdorf - Reading School / Reedy - Bonewitz and associated builders.

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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2019, 05:57:54 PM »
You got to love those  Angstat's !  I've always admired that swivel.  Thanks for posting.   Jim
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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2019, 06:47:49 PM »
John:  If I had it, I definitely wouldn't have sold it!!!   ;D
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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2019, 07:14:23 PM »
Thanks for sharing the Angstat rifles with us.

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Re: Kutztown or Lehigh
« Reply #11 on: September 23, 2019, 07:35:55 PM »
Wonderful. Thanks Buck
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