REVOLUTIONARY WAR GEORGE III PATTERN 1769/75 BROWN BESS FLINTLOCK MUSKET WITH THE ORIGINAL BAYONET CIRCA 1775-6.
Guns International #: 101369248 Seller's Inventory #: 27913
Category: Antique Rifles - Flintlock - Military Rifles - Antique
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Seller: David Condon, Inc.
Company: David Condon, Inc.
Member Since: 9/24/08
First Name: Britton
Last Name: Condon
Country: United States
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR GEORGE III PATTERN 1769/75 BROWN BESS FLINTLOCK MUSKET WITH THE ORIGINAL BAYONET CIRCA 1775-6. 61” o/a with 45” smoothbore .75 caliber barrel. Early production dating to the first years of the Revolutionary War correctly having the early Pattern 1769 lock and the Pattern 1775 mounts and retaining the earlier Long Land Pattern 45” barrel. (See pp 40-43, SMALL ARMS OF THE BRITISH FORCES IN AMERICA 1664-1815 by De Witt Bailey, Ph.D.). Old heavy patina on metal with moderate pitting overall. Original flintlock configuration and not a reconversion. Original lock and hammer with the frizzen spring and screw and top jaw and screws perfectly aged restorations and worn sear does not hold on cock. Original stock with the original patinated finish. Forend wood professionally restored forward of the ramrod thimble. Loss of wood about the lock plate from long use. Original period of use Colonial ramrod with matching heavy patina and pitting. Original bayonet with matching patina. Blade stamped “9/SH”. A very nice looking original Brown Bess dating to the beginning of the Revolution at a reasonable price.