WOW, was we delighted to receive these excellent photographs of this most elegant flintlock long rifle made by Adam Evick. We are grateful that the owner of this wonderful rifle was so generous to share it with us and thankful to the photographer who took these fine pictures.
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Adam Evick signed his barrels in the above manner.
In 1769 Francis and his brother George Evick surveyed 160 acres of land on the bank of the South Branch of the Potomac River. It is on a portion of this land that the town of Franklin West Virginia was built. George lived across the river at the mouth of Evick Gap.
Adam Evick was the son of George and Eve. He was born in 1782 in Franklin. Adam married Sophia Engleton in 1801. John & William sons of Adam also became gunsmiths. Adam died in 1855.
Incised Carving on Fore-stock
Engraved Brass Patchbox
Brass Side Plate
Double Set Triggers
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