Rare Hawken Plains Rifle (muzzle loaded .54 caliber) - Hand made, one at a time with approximately 200 ever built between 1823-1870. Had a reputation for both long range and accuracy. Used by the explorers, frontiersmen, mountain men and scouts. Men like "Kit" Carson, Jim Bridger and Daniel Boone.
Firearms of the Mountain Men~The HAWKEN RIFLE. Made in St. Louis by Sam. & Jacob Hawken. While the Hawken was a Strong Reliable Gun, it Cost MORE than Twice what a Flintlock Cost, placing it out of range of many trappers. It was Percussion Cap, & the Mountain Men were Suspicious of this "New Fangled" additive.
Cache Valley Mountain Man Rendezvous May 29th 2010 by rvanbree, via Flickr
Handmade Unisex Mountain Man Belt Bag - Reenactment - Regalia -Native American -Elusive Wolf
Cache Valley Mountain Man Rendezvous Boone of Ft. Boone Mercantile