OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.
"Jno Wilson" signed barrel. "DREPPERT" stamped replacement lock. John Wilson is believed to have been active at Craigs Creek in Botetourt County, Virginia, c. 1815 based on another rifle signed "Jno Wilson Craigs Creek BC." Some genealogical records suggest he was born in 1764, married in 1786, and died in 1820.