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This English Long Land Service, first model “Brown Bess,” Musket was the standard shoulder weapon of the British foot soldier during the 18th century. Although the “Brown Bess” musket would undergo three model variations during the century,…

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This matchlock uses a walnut stock to mount an iron barrel which is secured under the stock by means of a set screw. The mounting screw reaches into the barrel tang. The iron furniture of this matchlock includes a round steel barrel which is secured…

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This German Wheel Lock Rifle has iron furniture and a wood rammer with bone tip that 'snaps' into channel below stock. Cherrywood stock includes sliding patch box in butt with snap closure. Bone nose cap and side plate washers. Bridged trigger guard…

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This English Land Service Musket follows the design of the standard shoulder weapon issued to the British foot soldier during the early decades of the 18th century. The English walnut stock supports the musket's iron barrel which is pinned to the…

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To help meet the need for military firearms during the French and Indian War, the English government approved this model in 1756 for issue to marine units and the domestic militia.
This musket is patterned after the early naval variation of the…

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This model offered advanced improvements in French musket design during the 18th century which would carry into the Napoleonic War years. The earliest muskets of the 1777 model were issued to forces under General Rochambeau's Army who arrived in…

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This musket of German manufacture, displays a myriad of both Dutch and German manufactured components, hence the identification as a German-Dutch Musket.
The musket's stock mounts an iron barrel held to the stock by iron pins which run through the…

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This American Flintlock Musket illustrates the ingenuity of the American colonists to assemble firearms from various components and available firearms, early in the war. The musket is patterned after the English Land Service Musket, a weapon…

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This French fusil includes a walnut stock which secures the iron barrel using three brass barrel bands. The stock is surcharged “U STATES” on the butt stock, signifying government ownership by the young United States. This practice was adopted…

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This “Mountain” rifle offers an excellent example of these crude mountain-style American Rifles made in the back country of the southern colonies. The wood stock features a unique “grease hole” in the butt which held thick grease used to…
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