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Rockford, IL  61132   US

Phone (815) 968-1995
Fax (815) 968-1996
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Bedford County
Bedford County Rifle
A distinguishing feature of the Bedford County rifle is its length. These rifles tended to be quite long and were constructed on maple stocks of excellent quality. Numerous inlays of silver and brass decorated the length of the stock.

The rifles often used a patchbox of modified floral design held with six or seven screws. The barrel was pinned to the stock with three or four pins, depending on its length, and the pins were set through brass or silver inlays.

The cheek piece usually featured some inletting on this type rifle and almost all of the inlays included a certain amount of engraving. Relief carving in a vine pattern that seems to cover and wind around the stock seems typical of rifles from this region. The butt seems to angle down from the wrist in a gradual slope. The wood used for Bedford County rifle stocks was always of the finest quality obtainable and carving and inlays highlighted the luster of the wood grain.

Some of the men who carried these rifles ranged through the Appalachian Mountains to open and settle new lands. The Bedford Rifle played an important part in the heritage of the families who settled this area. Hanging over a fireplace, it was an object of pride, and in the hands of its owner it was an important and efficient tool for survival.

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

Bedford County Rifle

Green Mountain Barrel 13/16" & 7/8" $160.00
Appropriate Lock L & R Bedford Flint $160.00
*Optional Lock *L & R Perc. *($110.00)
Appropriate double-set Trigger Davis #4 $57.00
Appropriate Breech Plug Fantail $10.00
Recommended Buttplate Brass $18.00
Recommended Triggerguard Brass $18.00
Recommended Thimbles Brass $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
Sideplate 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) $550.75 (Flint)
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Bedford County Rifle 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
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