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Longrifles of North Carolina

John Bivins

Longrifles of North Carolina

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Published by G. Shumway in York, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina
    • Subjects:
    • Kentucky rifle.,
    • Gunsmiths -- North Carolina -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Bivins, Jr. ; photography by Geo. Shumway.
      SeriesLongrifle series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS533.3.N8 B5 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2412602M
      ISBN 100873870972
      LC Control Number87063592
      OCLC/WorldCa18442294


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Originally printed in The second edition is edited by Dr. George Shumway and includes forty new pages of photographs and details, new information from research on North Carolina's longrifle. Over pages, large 9" x 12" format.

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Longrifles of North Carolina by John Bivins, Jr. As the title suggests, this little book is a collection of thirty guns that represent the best of the longrifle art.

As the title suggests, this little book is a collection of thirty guns that represent the best of the longrifle art. No. 21 in “Longrifles of North Carolina” by John Bivins, Jr. When Robert Weil started collecting images for the Contemporary Makers book in the challenge to record contemporary gun work was daunting.

Gathering material was difficult and time consuming. North Carolina Schools of Longrifles Heinz Regional History : Contemporary Makers. I first met Michael when he and Bill Ivey spoke at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) in Old Salem, NC in April of They arranged for a massive display of North Carolina longrifles (and a few pistols) to supplement the extensive slide show and lecture on NC rifles, their makers and accouterments.

The author presents a selected collection of North Carolina longrifles and identifies nine (9) different schools or groups with similar decorative features and characteristics.

The book surveys the North Carolina longrifle from the eighteenth century to the Longrifles of North Carolina book of the Confederate period in The chapter on the Confederate arms and Price: $ Bivins Jr., John. LONGRIFLES OF NORTH CAROLINA. York, PA: George Shumway Publisher, 1st edition. The chapters cover the art and evolution of the rifle in North Carolina and its gunsmithing schools.

pages, illustrated with black and white photos. Hardcover. Excellent in Seller Rating: % positive. If longrifle No. in William Ivey’s book North Carolina Schools of Longriflesis an early Bethabara longrifle as believed.

It shows a consistent similarity in its basic design. The carving style can also be seen in longrifle No. in William Ivey’s book North Carolina Schools of Longrifles.

Included in this book are the art and evolution of the Longrifles of North Carolina book, immigration and trade movements, Committee of Safety gunsmiths, characteristics of the North Carolina rifle, gunsmithing schools of Piedmont and Western North Carolina, etc.5/5(1).

Written is a similar layout of the George Shumway book "Rifles of Colonial America" it is easy to read and reference. It has info on the art and evolution of the Rifles made in "The Old North State".

It describes the immigration and trade routes that brought the gunsmiths to North Carolina/5(6). Longrifles of North Carolina Second Addition by John Bivins, Jr Hardcover. Buy Details. bivinsj The Longrifle Makers of Guilford County Review North Carolina.

Shortly after beginning my career in as Director of the Greensboro Historical Museum, I was honored and privileged to work with Miss Myrtle Armfield, a descendant of one of the founding families and rifle makers of Guilford County.

With this book, we are privileged to Reviews: 1. BOOK-LA-V2 Longrifle Articles, Volume 2, published in Muzzle Blasts -by the late Dr. George Shumway. Price: $ BOOK-LNC Longrifles of North Carolina.

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This scholarly study by John Bivins covers the art and evolution of the rifle, immigration and trade movements, Committee of Safety gunsmiths, characteristics of the North Carolina rifle, gunsmithing schools of piedmont and western North Carolina.

Reprintedillustrations, pages. Briggs, who lives in Greensboro, collects 18th- and 19th-century longrifles made in North Carolina. He’s researching a book about those crafted in a prized style – the Mecklenburg School. The Longrifles of Forsyth County and Davidson County $ plus $ postage - contains 25 pages of detailed color photographs of Salem/Davidson Longrifles that have not been previously published.

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Antique arms collectors, museum curators, and historians have long sought more information on the American longrifle. This work is the result of forty years of study of the North Carolina longrifle.

Longrifles, which are also known as Kentucky rifles, truly are uniquely American and are known for their aesthetic qualities. " See all. Longrifles of North Carolina (Longrifle series) (2nd Edition) by Jr. Bivins John, John Jr.

Bivens Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / This scholarly study by John Bivins covers the art and evolution of the rifle, immigration and trade Book Edition: 2nd Edition. There are nine schools of North Carolina longrifles: Bear Creek, Early Deep River, Jamestown, Salem, Davidson, Rowan, Mecklenburg, Catawba Valley and Appalachian.

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The book surveys the North Carolina longrifle from the eighteenth century to the end of the Confederate period in The chapter on the Confederate arms and accoutrements is a valuable addition to this treatise. There are over color photographs.

This is an exceptional work that expands the knowledge and importance of the North Carolina. In his book, “North Carolina Schools of Longrifles ,” William W. Ivey said, “There are numerous gunsmiths documented working early in.

School: Bear Creek School (North Carolina/NC) Born in in what was Orange County, now Moore County. Part of the well known, Kennedy family of gunsmiths of Mechanics Hill, North Carolina.

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The auction rifle Bill created combines characteristics of two closely related longrifles featured in Bill Ivey’s book, Schools of North Carolina Longrifles, number 44 and rifle number Both rifles are from the Deep River School. Bill Ivey generously gave Bill Pritchard the opportunity to take measurements and make a tracing of the profile.

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From early in the 19 th century this unique weapon came to be known as the Kentucky Rifle. Extensive research over the past four decades makes it clear that the Kentucky Rifle, as it is popularly known, was produced along the frontier in many colonies and states following the westward expansion of our nation.