This custom rifle is based heavily on the existing work of Frederick Sell, while incorporating an elevated level of contemporary workmanship and decoration. It features a one off, custom made wrought iron barrel and is fully mounted in all hand-made hardware that was hand crafted here at the shop using all 18th Century technology.
Some noteable of the features on this rifle are; Wrought Iron Barrel with Hand Made Brass barrel keepers. Hand crafted bimetal rear sight of brass and iron. Hand Forged Wrought Iron Breech Plug. Sand cast trigger guard and buttplate from hand carved wooden moulds. Hand-forged trigger and trigger plate. Hand made pierced sideplate made from cast sheet brass. Swaged and hand filed ram rod pipes. A one off, two piece swaged muzzle cap. Hand Made Four Piece Brass Patchbox with piercings and all hand engraving. Hand Made toe plate and patchbox release. Hand Made Sterling Silver inlay in the cheekpiece. Every part on this rifle from the hand sculpted architecture to the mounts and the decorative features were given exceptional attention to detail to capture the look and feel of Sells original work.