Brown Bess (1715-1835)

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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 1874 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 (George Reigning). The smooth bore barrel is made of steel, satin finish, the walnut stock is oil finish. Available are the bayonet and the scabbard.

1983 Versailles (F)
1987 Toronto (Canada)
1998 Warwick (GB)
2004 Batesville (USA)
2006 Bordeaux (F)
2010 Barcelos (P) – Team

Additional information

Additional information



Barrel Length mm - inches

1060 mm – 41 ¾”

Overall length mm - inches

1465 mm – 57 11/16”

kg - lbs

4.2 kgs – 9.03 lbs

Ball/bullet size

.732 round

Bullet mould

USA 306-732

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