1730 Dublin Castle (1st Model) Brown Bess
1730 DUBLIN CASTLE LONG LAND BESS
Originally designated the Land Service Musquet of the Kingís Pattern this weapon, which began production in 1730, is today referred to as the Long Land or 1st Model Brown Bess.
It was the standard arm of the British Forces fighting in the Americas during the French & Indian War. In the American Revolution, the 1st Models saw widespread used with British Regulars, Loyalists, and Patriot troops particularly in the conflictís early years.
Initially produced with iron hardware and a wooden ramrod, Dublin Castle Bess Muskets were often upgraded with steel ramrods which were less prone to breakage.
Our reproduction 1730 Dublin Castle Long Land (1st Model) Brown Bess is faithful to the original in design and functionality. It features a .74 caliber barrel, hardwood stock, and bright finish. The single bridle lock distinguishes the musket as being of early Land Pattern manufacture.
The weapon has proper lock markings, aprons, and iron furniture. Like all of our muskets, it comes with a limited warranty. The musketís hammer has been adequately hardened to provide a shower of sparks and comes with a lifetime rehardening guarantee.
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