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Black powder Rifles

Brown Bess

The Brown Bess was the musket used by the English troops during the Empire extension and consolidation  in India and America. Veteran of the Seven Years War, it was used also by Wellington during the war in the Iberian Peninsula and at Waterloo. The infantry troops of almost the entire world used it, from the European Nations allied with the English to the Mexican troops, who used it until the last battle with United States on the 13th of September 1847 at Chapultepec.
Our reproduction has a lock with the signature of the gunsmith William Grice and the date 1762, the crown and the alphabetical letters GR (Georgius Rex). The smooth bore barrel is made of steel, satin finish, the walnut stock is oil finish. Available are the bayonet and the scabbard.

 

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WORLD CHAMPION:

 

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1983 Versailles (F)

1987 Toronto (Canada)

1998 Warwick (GB)

2004 Batesville (USA)

2006 Bordeaux (F)

2010 Barcelos (P) - (Team)