Brown Bess Pattern 1809 Musket
- Licensing Category: Antique
An India Pattern Type 2 1809 Brown Bess musket. This example was issued to a British unit. The right side of the butt shows a W D mark and most of a broad arrow mark. The lock is original and shows excellent plus markings. Ref - see page 153 of "The Brown Bess" by Goldstein and Mowbray. Overall excellent metal and wood. The unpolished brass shows a nice aged petina. A war of 1812 era musket in "out of the attic" condition. The rod is an original but shortened.