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Phone (815) 968-1995   
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A. Verner (Allentown or Bucks Co. School)

A. Verner Rifle

Andrew Verner was a fine gunsmith who is believed to have lived and worked in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

The stock we produce is based on one of the existing examples of his work. The buttplate is relatively flat, the stock is somewhat thick with a wrist that is wider than it is high. The comb of the stock is straight and the underside is slightly curved.

Verner is credited by some collecting authorities with beginning the Roman-nose profile that was also used by later gunsmiths.

The original rifle we used for our design had a heavy barrel. The wide triggerguard was fastened with a screw. The trigger is beautifully scaled and flows back toward the butt. This rifle was carefully carved with flowing lines into the stock, and it included a silver eagle inlay. The wood used in the stock complemented the workmanship and was a fine grade of curly maple.

Building a rifle of this type will give you an appreciation for the craftsmanship of the early masters. The rifle design makes the wood seem to flow into the metal. This rifle deserves your careful and attentive efforts. When you successfully finish building this gun you will possess a firearm that will be envied and admired. It will be a work that future generations should cherish.

A. Verner Rifle


   Lock, Trigger & Tang Inletting Available
   Overall length 59"
   Pull length 15"
   Drop at heel 3 3/4"
   Barrel channel length 42"
   Barrel channel size  13/16" or 7/8"
   Ramrod hole size 3/8"
   Lock mortice area 1 1/4" x 6 1/2"
   Width at lock 1 5/8"
   Butt 1 3/4" x 5 1/4"
  Also available in left hand


A. Verner Rifle

Green Mountain Barrel 13/16" & 7/8" x 42" $160.00
Appropriate Lock Lg Siler Flint $175.00
*Optional Lock *Lg Siler Perc. *($110.00)
Appropriate double-set Trigger Davis #4 $51.00
Appropriate Breech Plug Fantail $10.00
Recommended Buttplate Brass $18.00
Recommended Triggerguard Brass $18.00
Recommended Thimbles Brass (3) $22.00
Recommended Nose Cap Brass $9.00
Lock Screws (2) $3.50
Tang Screws (1) $1.75
Rear Sight   $8.00
Front Sight   $6.00
Barrel Lugs (3) $6.00
Barrel Keys (or Pins) (3) Pins no charge
Escutcheons Brass (6) $6.00
Toe Plate Brass $5.00
Lock Bolt Inlay Brass $8.00
Touch Hole Liner   $2.50
Drum & Nipple   *($6.00)
Ramrod Jag & Tip Brass $4.00
Ramrod   $3.00
*Optional Patchbox   *($37.50)
Misc. Screws   $1.50
Stock Inletting & Drilling   $47.50
  Parts Total: (not including *optional items) $565.75
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 **Available with Green Mountain swamped barrel $180.00 Additional $45.00 inletting for swamped barrel. (Deduct the price of the original barrel.)    
A. Verner Parts


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Pecatonica River Long Rifle Supply, Inc.
P. O. Box 2791
Rockford, IL  61132   US
Phone (815) 968-1995   
Fax (815) 968-1996
email: sales@longrifles-pr.com  

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