Tuesday, September 18, 2018

2018 CLA Show: Photos

Bob Roughton Collection



Number
24
Name
Sliding wood patchbox, English style
Made by
Monte Mandarino (actually signed, usually cartouche)
Barrel Length
44"
Caliber
.50
Value

Purchased from

Serial number
18
Private or Company
Private
Misc
*Monte would like to buy this gun back.  He's in Montana or some place out west.  They've talked on the phone, but never met in person. 

Number
13
Name
Winchester style Kentucky Rifle, Frederick Sheetz variation
Made by
Brian LaMaster
Barrel Length
42"
Caliber
.45
Value

Purchased from
widow of John somebody (was custom made for John)
Private or Company

Misc
Super Deluxe
Double-cavity patchbox
All sterling silver mounted



Number
8 (next to bottom)
Name
Winchester style Kentucky rifle
Made by
Jud Brennan
Barrel Length
42"
Caliber
.45
Value

Purchased from
Jud Brennan
Serial number
104, marked under patchbox lid
Private or Company
Private
Misc
Super Deluxe
Silver flower finial
Custom built for J.R. Roughton, Jr.
One of the best Jud's in the collection


Number
58 (center)
Name
Copy of Christian Oerter rifle at Christian Springs, PA, 1775
"The famous Griffin rifle"
Made by
Jud Brennan
Barrel Length
43 5/8"
Caliber
.54
Value

Purchased from
Jud Brennan (built for J.R. Roughton, Jr.)
Private or Company
Private
Misc
Griffin on the side
Signed on butt plate by Brennan, No. 135
The original sold for auction at $1 million.
Five or six copies have been made; this is the best

Number
7 (center)
Name
Winchester style Kentucky Rifle
Made by
Jud Brennan
Barrel Length
44"
Caliber
.45
Value

Purchased from
Charlie Kaufman
Serial number
50
Private or Company
Company ("I think")
Misc
All silver mounted, a milestone production

Number
60 (top)
Name
Copy of a J.P. Beck
Made by
Jud Brennan
Barrel Length
42"
Caliber
.45
Value

Purchased from

Private or Company
Private
Misc
Dated 1984
Whale tail box
Provenance in patchbox




Number
68 (bottom)
Name
Copy of a Christian Springs style
Made by
Mark Wheland
Barrel Length
43 5/8"
Caliber
.58
Value

Purchased from
Mark Wheland
Private or Company
Private
Misc
Two-tailed dog
Silver multipart flower
Silver inlay
Side-opening brass patchbox
Lamb's head finial

Number
56 (top)
Name
PA style
Made by
Robert Ditchburn in 1982
Barrel Length
44"
Caliber
.45
Value

Purchased from
Robert Ditchburn
Private or Company
Private
Misc
Was Robert's personal gun
(RD made very few guns; mostly did restorations)

Number
10 (bottom)
Name
Winchester style Kentucky Rifle
Made by
Carl Pippert
Barrel Length
42 & 15/16"
Caliber
.45
Value

Purchased from
Steve Hench
Private or Company
Private
Misc
Variation of a Simon Lauck
One of the last rifles Carl made before he died

Number
6 (top)
Name
Virginia style Kentucky Rifle
Made by
Don Mach, dated 1987, variation of Lauck rifle
Barrel Length
42"
Caliber
.50
Private or Company
Private
Value

Purchased from

Serial number
31


Number
77 (bottom)
Name
Rockbridge Country copy
Made by
Mark Silver (his personal gun)
Barrel Length
43 3/4"
Caliber
.54
Value

Purchased from
Mark Silver
Private or Company
Private
Misc
Charcoal blue barrel, highly carved and engraved, finely figured curly maple stock, MS engraved on patchbox, featured on cover of a gun magazine

Number
6
Name
Virginia style Kentucky Rifle
Made by
Don Mach, dated 1987, variation of Lauck rifle
Barrel Length
42"
Caliber
.50
Private or Company
Private
Value

Purchased from

Serial number
31

Number
77 
Name
Rockbridge Country copy
Made by
Mark Silver (his personal gun)
Barrel Length
43 3/4"
Caliber
.54
Value

Purchased from
Mark Silver
Private or Company 
Private
Misc
Charcoal blue barrel, highly carved and engraved, finely figured curly maple stock, MS engraved on patchbox, featured on cover of a gun magazine


Number
59
Name
Germanic style
Made by
John Bivens
Barrel Length
28"
Caliber
.54
Value

Purchased from

Private or Company

Misc
Made for "The Last of the Mohicans," (1991), but ultimately not used in the movie.
Signed cartouche
European walnut stock
Gorgeous high art, European style rifle
blue barrel, all other metal bright
carefully marked lockplate: Ron Ehlert

Number
43 (top - see below)
Name
Winchester VA style
Made by
Allan Sandy of West Virginia

Number
43
Name
Winchester VA style
Made by
Allan Sandy of West Virginia
Barrel Length
44"
Caliber
.45
Value

Purchased from
Allan Sandy in Nov 2006
Private or  
Company
Misc
Sterling silver mounted with gold inlay
The best gun Allan Sandy ever built
Serial number 100
More info in note inside patchbox
JR Roughton restained stock, browned barrel and lock himself
(Sandy admitted it looked better than before)


Number
27
Name
Exotic PA style (a copy of a certain rifle - unknown)
Made by
Larry Mrock, 1980
Barrel Length
42"
Caliber
.45
Value

Purchased from

Private or 
Company
Misc
Barrel bands at breach.  Multiple silver inlays

 Photographed at the 2018 CLA Show by Jan Riser.

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