Original English India Pattern Brown Bess Flintlock Musket Marked to 42nd Regiment

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This is a third pattern or India Pattern Brown Bess 39" barrel adopted in 1796. It was the standard musket of the line during 1815 at the time of the Battle of Waterloo.

This fine musket has a solid walnut stock, all brass mounts and the lock is marked TOWER across the tail with a Crown over G.R.. It comes complete with English proffer barrel and an iron ramrod.

The brass butt plate tang bears the engraving: 42 / A / 9 indicating that the musket had been issued to the 42nd Regiment of Foot, The Royal Highland Regiment also known as the BLACK WATCH the famous Scottish regiment that fought at the Battle of Waterloo where they were commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Sir Robert Macara, KCB as part of the 9th Brigade under Major General Sir Dennis Pack KCB.

Offered in fine overall condition.

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