Original Napoleonic Ear Austrian Flintlock Short Pioneer Musket with Sword Socket Bayonet
Original Item. One Only. This 29" Barreled Pioneer's Short Musket was manufactured in Belgium under contract to the Austrian Army that fought Napoleon Bonaparte for the first 15 years, on and off, of the 19th Century, aka the Napoleonic Wars.
All iron mounts, the fore wood stops 7 1/2 inches behind the barrel muzzle and the foresight is similarly set well back to allow the use of the very large sword socket bayonet. The Bayonet itself is 28" overall and has a substantial 23" Sword blade making the overall length of this Short Musket and Bayonet equal to the standard Flintlock Infantry Musket with Socket spike bayonet at the time.
This is an extremely scarce Musket to find still with Sword/Socket bayonet that went on to be used with the Austrian M-1842 Augustin Percussion Musket.
This product is available for international shipping.
- IMA considers all of our antique guns as non-firing, inoperable and/or inert. Title 18, U.S. Code, Section 921(a)(16) defines antique firearms as all guns made prior to 1899. This law exempts antique firearms from any form of gun control or special engineering because they are not legally considered firearms. No FFL, C&R or any license is required to posses, transport, sell or trade Antique guns. All rifles and muskets sold by IMA that were manufactured prior to 1899 are considered Antiques by the US BATF (United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms). Therefore, all of IMA's Antique guns may be shipped to all US States and most nations around the world.
These antique guns are not sold in live condition. They are sold as collector’s items or as wall hangers. Any attempt at restoring an antique gun to be operational is strongly discouraged and is done so at the risk of the customer. By purchasing an antique gun from IMA you thereby release IMA, its employees and corporate officers from any and all liability associated with use of our Antique guns.
Not eligible for payment with Paypal or Amazon