The photos below show an antique muzzle-loading percussion rifle that was made by the Somerset County, Pennsylvania gunsmith Jacob Horner.
The following photograph shows the patch box on the Jacob Horner muzzleloader rifle. The patch box has five piercings, including one in the finial that is heart-shaped.
The following photo shows the left-hand side of the rearward part of the Jacob Horner muzzleloader, and highlights the curly grain of the wood. Note the relatively long toe plate, with its scalloped edges. Also note the engraved lock bolt plate, and the shape of the mating panel of the stock.
The following photograph shows the barrel signature of the gunmaker Jacob Horner.
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