British Brown Bess and Tower muskets:

From the Napoleonic wars through to the height of the British Empire, British muskets have always stood out, the classic Brown Bess (Land Pattern Musket) through to British Army and East India Company Tower Muskets and the many conversions of the time, just check out these beauties! All are black powder antiques so no license is required to own one.

British 1859 Enfield 2 band Tower musket:


British Enfield 2 band Tower musket, 1859 Dated:

Here`s a good looking Enfield 2 band Tower musket, good condition but with signs of wear and tear and the odd repair as you would expect. All original fittings, no regimental marks, obsolete calibre so live but no license required.

Obsolote Calibre 2 band Enfield 1859 Tower musket:


£875

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British Brown Bess 3/4" naval musketoon:


British Brown Bess naval 3/4" Musketoon percussion convertion:

Now here`s a really good condition Brown Bess Short Land Pattern musket thats been converted to a naval Musketoon (shorter silver steel barrel with percussion cap covertion). This ones been converted to precussion cap exceptionally well, with its original lockplate having a flip down saftey cover in plave of the stiker plate. Alas undated but its all original and would have dated from 1820 going by the stock style. obsolete calibre so live but no license required.

Brown Bess Naval musketoon percussion convertion:


£1175

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British 1" calibre Tower Musket:


British 1" calibre Tower Musket... crikey...:

Sweet Jesus, words cannot describe how big the 1" bore of this British musket is, but its got the extra re-enforcement of octagonalling along most of its length and its a beast of a gun... More than likely it would have loaded grape shot rather than a solid ball and would have been a shortrange devastating blast, more than likely Naval as most things were at that point. Condition is good but there`s plenty of period repairs to the wood, likely caused by the shock of firing a huge powder load! Undated but would be from around 1830, Obsolete calibre so live but no license required.

British 1" bore Tower musket... or should we say Cannon!:


£1095

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British East India Company 1810 Brown Bess percussion convertion :


British East India 1810 Brown Bess flintlock converted to percussion cap:

From the same collection as above, this is an early 1800`s East India Company Land Pattern Brown Bess, with its original flintlock lock which has been converted to percussion cap (the holes for the flintlock fittings are still there, dead giveaway). Its been refurbished at some point so we popped the lock off and checked inside, its all original in there, pic above. Condition is very good throughout though it has been re-numbered with a heavy hand. Obsolete calibre so no licsence is required to own this rifle.

British East India Land Pattern Brown Bess flintlock/percussion convertion with original leather sling:


£995

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British Brunswick Rifle:


British Brunswick P1841 rifle, early type:

Blimey, don`t see many of these, an early type (indated but easy to tell as it has the lockplate in the grip which was changed to forward of the trigger in later models) Brunswick Rifle (Brunswicks are the Percussion cap version of the flintlock Baker Rifle made famous by the Rifles in the Napoleonic wars, and the said TV program of the `80`s. This ones in good overall condition, original woodwork, smoothbore for dirty powder, its missing the sprung lock that keeps the butt stock cover shut but it stays shut on its own. Comes with leather sling and bayonet (fits on but does not lock in place). Obsolete calibre so live but no license required.

Obsolote Calibre British Brunswick Rifle, early type complete with sling and bayonet:


£1695

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British Enfield 3 band Tower musket - replica:


Replica British Enfield 3 band Tower Musket:

Blimey, had to look twice at this one - its got to be the highest quality replica musket we`ve seen (there are firms making live firing versions of these for re-enactors, this would have come from one of them). Woodwork is superb, metalwork excellent, stamps in the right place, complete with bayonet and scabbard, cocks and dry fires but with a solid breach.

Replica British Tower Musket complete with socket bayonet and scabbard:


£495

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British Land Pattern Brown Bess Musket:


British Land Pattern Brown Bess flintlock musket:

Now here`s a great looking British Brown Bess, dated 1797, REA marked for the maker. Barrel is original and proof marked, condition overall is very good, good full working action (mainspring is a little soft). Obsolete calibre so live but no license required.

British Brown Bess, 1797 flintlock beauty:


£1895

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British Brown Bess flintlock musket:


British "Brown Bess" Long Land Pattern Musket:

Just love this rifle - a full length British Brown Bess, undated late pattern. Only thing is, somepoint in its life its lost its original barrel a repro barrel (very good, all stamped but not live) has been fitted which does rather effect the value (anyone out there with a spare real barrel???), full working action, nice lockplate and good original wood thats not been re-finished, Obsolete calibre so no licsence is required to own this rifle.

British Brown Bess long pattern musket, replacement re-creation barrel (would be £2.5k + with its original barrel...):


£1095

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1816 dated Brown Bess Naval Carbine, 3/4" converted to percussion cap musket:


1816 Brown Bess naval carbine, percusion cap convertion, British East India Company:

Blimey, this would have been a handfull, an 1816 dated Brown Bess naval carbine with loads of original naval armoury markings on the original barrel. 3/4" calibre, its been converted to percussion cap at some point, though you can clearly see where the striker plate and spring would have been mounted externally on the lockplate. Its certainly seen some action, plenty of ware and tear as you would expect, full working action, obsolete calibre so no licsence is required to own this rifle.

1816 British East India Company Brown Bess Naval Carbine - obsolete calibre:


£895

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British 1858 Enfield 2 band Tower musket:


British Enfield 2 band Tower musket, 1858 Dated:

Fair to say this 1858 Dated British Enfield Tower Musket saw a lot of action, inlayed stock markings suggest it more than likely ended up in an Indian Arsenal. There is some minor damage to the woodwork around the lockplate as can be seen in the pics plus signs of period repair. All original fittings, no regimental marks, obsolete calibre so live but no license required.

Obsolote Calibre 2 band Enfield 1859 Tower musket, period repairs to the wood:


£675

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