Muzzle Loading – Reproduction
All the firearms on this page will require either a Shotgun Certificate or a Firearms Certificate.
Older muzzle loading weapons may also be found on the Antiques and Obsolete Calibre page.
Pedersoli Harpers Ferry Flintlock Pistol .58"
A Pedersoli recreation of the flintlock pistol produced at Harpers Ferry in the early 1800s. This design was made, but not exclusively, for the US navy. It .58" calibre and gives a good spark and shoots reliably - as a Pedersoli should. It is in very good condition and a new one costing £375 would be indistinguishable from this one after a few shots. Harpers Ferry Armoury was torched by retreating Union troops in the American Civil War. Many towns folk apparently fought the blaze. The advancing Confederates removed most of the machinery to an area further from the front line and then destroyed what was left of the armoury.
Pietta Remington 1858 New Model Target .36"
A Pietta replica of the Remington 1858 New Model Target Revolver. A popular choice with target and match shooters this model has fully adjustable sights. The trigger guard is polished brass and the grips are polished walnut. The pistol is in tremendous condition. The bore is mint and the rest of it is perfect with the sole sign of use being a tiny area of worn bluing on the ear of the hammer. This could quite easily pass as being new, and is offered at a much reduced price.
Navy Arms 12 bore double 12 Percussion Muzzle Loader
A 12 bore side by side 12 bore percussion shotgun by Navy Arms. A tidy example with the colour hardening finish still showing well on the engraved locks. The 28 1/2" barrels have good bores. The stock has a reach of just over 14 1/2". Great fun and just the job when it is just too wet to take the old Manton out!
Navy Arms 12 bore Side by Side Percussion Shotgun
A stalwart performer; a side by side 12 bore shotgun. In good condition with very good bores this gun has seen little use and has been well looked after. A classic game gun, and great fun on clays. 28" barrels and a 14 1/4" reach. The ram rod is the original one, and has a jag end and a screw worm underneath the threaded brass cap. It has all the factory colour hardening and only some fading on the barrels from cleaning show this is not new. Should you want a new one there are still made and cost £595. This one is quite a bit less!
Pedersoli Charleville Infantry Musket
A reproduction .69" Charleville infantry musket by Pedersoli, Based on the 1777 model used by the French forces. This example is in good working order. The stock has picked up a few marks during it's time with the previous owner who was a keen re enactor. No splits or cracks, but a few surface scratches. A very good shooter, and these are surprisingly accurate when carefully loaded on the range with a well fitting patch and ball.
Charleville Flintlock Musket
A reproduction .69" Charleville infantry musket. Based on the 1777 model used by the French forces. The model was opposed by the Brown Bess through the expansion and ultimate defeat of the French Empire. This Model was also used against British troops during the American Revolutionary War, but was generally only used by French troops in this conflict - the revolutionary American using an older version of the Charleville. In reasonable condition having seen it's service in the re enactment battalions of Napoleons's armies. It still sparks well and the springs are strong. Great fun on the range with ball, re enacting with a blank charge or try some 6 shot and a clay pigeon. I also have the correct bayonet for this which is included in the sale
Kentucky .45" Smoothbore Percussion
A smooth bored Kentucky made by Armi Jager. A reproduction of the type of firearm known as the Kentucky or Pennsylvania "rifle". From around 1700 european and specifically German settlers to North America included gunmakers who produced the hunting weapons they were used to at home. The barrels often became longer, and the bores reduced to around .45" and the Kentucky was born. Many were rifled but some, particularly in the early days, were smooth bored. This example is smooth bored which has a great advantage these days as it can go onto a section 2 shotgun certificate. Whilst losing out in terms of accuracy to some degree it will still give rewarding accuracy out to 100 years with a patched ball. The gun is in good condition with bright brass furniture, original blue finish and a well finished stock. The barrel is 27 1/2" long and the gun will fit into a standard height gun safe.