Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J.
Walnut stock, stamped on the butt "ESSEX BRIGADE / N.J."
Overall length: 57.75"; barrel length: 42.75", .70-caliber - SOLD


Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., right facing

Lock [original flint] is unmarked and features brass pan like French model 1777 musket;
iron furniture with three bands retaining the barrel to the stock which has a cheek recess
like the French model 1777… and the same finger ridges on the trigger guard. The
stock remains in very good original condition and displays an original surface in dark
patina. All furniture, parts and barrel are in a robust brown color; very light old surface
rust was long ago cleaned. The initials “MM” carved in the stock ahead of forend of
trigger guard, same initials stamped in stock aft of breech tang. The action is tight and
smooth. We invite your call or email to discuss this musket. The Essex Brigade fought in
the Revolutionary war and the War of 1812.


Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., left facing

Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., lock plate

Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., side plate

Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., butt plate

Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., stock

Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., tang

Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., trigger guard

Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., detail 1

Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., detail 2

Period Model 1777 French Musket, Stamped: ESSEX BRIGADE N.J., intials detail

SOLD

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