Contemporary Long Rifles

CLA Auction Item: FISHING THEMED POWDER HORN & BAIT HORN SET by Albert Emanuel

CLA Auction Item: FISHING THEMED POWDER HORN & BAIT HORN SET by Albert Emanuel Powder Horn length: 9 ¼”           Bait horn length:: 4 ½” By Joshua Sheppard     Photography by H. David Wright Hunting and fishing are twin pursuits that have shaped outdoor life throughout American history. For this year’s CLF fundraising auction, Arizona artist Albert “Ace” Emanuel has crafted a stunning pair of horns that will be useful on the hunt or by ... Read More »

CLA Auction Item: EARLY 19TH CENTURY HUNTING POUCH SET By Lawrence Fiorillo, Todd Hambrick, Casey McClure

CLA Auction Item: EARLY 19TH CENTURY HUNTING POUCH SET By Lawrence Fiorillo, Todd Hambrick, Casey McClure Dimensions: 8 ½” wide x 9” high By Heinz Ahlers      Photography by H. David Wright Lawrence Fiorillo, Todd Hambrick and Casey McClure have donated this great looking Hunting set with a homespun air to this year’s auction. Created around a bark tanned, ample sized hunting pouch this rig is loaded with fine touches. The finely ... Read More »

CLA Auction Item: KINGS MOUNTAIN BAG AND HORN By Jack Weeks and Rick Lorenzen

CLA Auction Item: KINGS MOUNTAIN BAG AND HORN By Jack Weeks and Rick Lorenzen Hunting Bag – 8 inch X 9 inch, Horn 16 inches on outside curve by Heinz Ahlers       Photography by H. David Wright Jack Weeks and Rick Lorenzen have assembled a rig typical of those used by American Patriots that hailed from the back country settlements in Virginia, North Carolina and what is now Kentucky and Tennessee. These “Overmountain ... Read More »

CLA Auction Item: WOODBURY SCHOOL BELT KNIFE & SHEATH by Verlin Cossel

CLA Auction Item: WOODBURY SCHOOL BELT KNIFE & SHEATH by Verlin Cossel Length: 10 ½” By Heinz Ahlers     Photography by H. David Wright Verlin Cossel forged this dandy belt knife in the Woodbury tradition. It feature a 6 2/8 inch blade carefully forged out of 1095 carbon steel. The blade has dual touch marks and a nice aged finish. A poured pewter bolster and a coin silver butt cap secure the antler ... Read More »