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George and the long rifle.

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Published by Longmans, Green in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDecorations by Harve Stein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.D836 Ge
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6224594M
LC Control Number57010525
OCLC/WorldCa1737426

- This full size plan drawing depicts a longrifle in the style of Isaac Haines, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, circa The book Artistic Ingredients of the Longrifle by Dr. George Shumway indicates the Isaac Haines may have been the most influential gun maker in Lancaster County. Our replica, made by Joe Scorsone of Asheville, NC., is on display in our . The Pennsylvania Long Rifle also provided a considerable military advantage for the Continental Army during the American Revolution. British soldiers of the time were equipped with smooth bore muskets that forced them to get close to a large group of enemy soldiers and "volley" into the crowd, hoping to hit a target. The Winchester Model 52 was a bolt-actioncaliber target rifle introduced by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company in For many years it was the premier smallbore match rifle in the United States, if not the world. Known as the “King of the’s,” the Model 52 has been called by Field & Streamone of “the 50 best guns ever made” and by Winchester historian Herbert .


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