British Tower Sea Service Flintlock Musket

.75 caliber, 26" barrel, no S/N. A British 3rd model "Brown Bess" of India pattern. Shortened from 39" to 26" during period of use. The India pattern lock is marked Tower with {crown} / GR. All small parts are original. Barrel has British Board of Ordinance acceptance marks. Dark walnut stock with brass furniture.


The barrel has brown patina and little to no pitting. Brass India pattern furniture is good. Stock has a blackened finish, likely added later. Buttplate is beveled on sides. An interesting India patterned flintlock "Brown Bess," possibly made for sea service.

Estimate: $600 - $1,200
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