Early French Fusil de Chasse or hunting gun from the 1680's to the 1760's. Of course, these guns were used throughout the 18th Century but the styling slowly changed as time progressed. Many of these guns were also carried by French officers who wanted a lighter firearm. Also these were traded to other countries as time went by. Notably Greece, Mexico n' several South American countries.
The stock extends to the muzzle and was not designed to accept a bayonet as these were commercial n' not military guns. They have wooden rammers as well. Trim is all brass .62 cal barrel octagon to round, very accurate out to 100 yards. This musket be of a much higher grade of musket than the standard military issue, in the fit and finish be of a craftsmen quality.
• Walnut hardwood stock
• All brass furniture: thumb plate, trigger guard, butt plate, side plate and ramrod guild and sights
• Threaded Steel capped wooden ramrod, so you can attach bore brush
• Doesn't include the following but can be purchased separately: flash guard, lock stall, sling
Barrel length 44”
Overall length 56”
Weight 8 pounds 2 ozs