John Schreit Rifle – Berks County

The earliest, surviving, signed and dated rifle, Jon Schreit 1761 this Berks County rifle is truly important and exemplifies the typical pre-Revolutionary longrifle.  With sliding wooden patchbox, simple but eloquent double C-scroll relief carving, and even balanced for off-hand shooting, this rifle will not only be the center attraction of your den or gun room, but will also give you years of hunting pleasure.

Select photos by Terry Moore