British India Pattern 1808 Brown Bess Musket Replacement Hardwood Wood Stock
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New Made Item: High quality reproduction British India Pattern 1808 Brown Bess Musket Replacement Hardwood Wood Stock. Designed for the later pattern Third Model Brown Bess musket with a 39″ in barrel but without a banister rail butt stock, as adopted by the British is 1808. The stock is fully inleted and comes complete with brass trigger guard, brass butt plate, brass left side plate, brass nose cap, three brass ram rod pipes and trigger assembly. The inlets are cut to approximate size so custom fitting of your specific parts will be required. Wood is sanded but untreated for you to stain and finish. Approximate stock lenght is 51″.
“Brown Bess” is a nickname of uncertain origin for the British Army’s muzzle-loading smoothbore flintlock Land Pattern Musket and its derivatives. The musket design remained in use for over a hundred years with many incremental changes in its design. These versions include the Long Land Pattern, the Short Land Pattern, the India Pattern, the New Land Pattern Musket and the Sea Service Musket.
Many variations and modifications of the standard pattern musket were created over its long history. The earliest version was the Long Land Pattern of 1722, a 62-inch (1,575 mm) long (without bayonet) and with a 46-inch (1,168 mm) barrel. It was later found that shortening the barrel did not detract from accuracy but made…