Flint Lock Rifle
Davidson County, North Carolina
LOA 61 1/2
A muzzle-loading flintlock rifle with a maple stock. The lock is held by one bolt. Inscript on lock. High comb with incised lines. Two spurs on trigger guard, double-set triggers. Two screws on barrel tang. Molding on side areas where lock is and side plate would be. Engraving on barrel tip. Octagon barrel with grooving.
The high, incised comb is typical of the piedmont.
Wachovia Historical Society Collection