I am new collector who has been searching the internet to find a decently priced Moroccan Snaphaunce Kabyle or camel gun. Do any collectors have one they'd be willing to part with? Ideally I would like to spend under 500 USD as this is a gift. I have seen muskets of this type go for all...
First time posting. I am helping a friend sell two guns her deceased husband had in his collection. I have no clue where to start on getting a value for these two guns and neither does she. Any sort of suggestions or tips on identifying these guns would be greatly appreciated!
I recently acquired an old long gun, a flintlock musket of some sort. I know nothing about it, minus the fact that "made in belgium" is stamped on the barrel. Any knowledge about this firearm would be useful. Thanks
We found this flint lock musket (rifle?) in my grandfather's closet. Little over 4 ft in length. It was tagged "1747" though the tag has since torn off. Flint sparks when fired. Seems in decent condition. The markings are hard to make out. One might say "Willet".
I'd love to learn more about...
My interest in wood stock type rifles has been growing.(I usually favor the tactical type stuff)
My question is...are there any bolt action rifles with stocks that are similar to classic revolutionary era musket stocks with the wood and the brass?
Ok, we've had this musket in our family for at most 200yrs, and I'm not entirely sure as what model this weapon is. It's a .68-9cal flintlock (converted to percussion during the Civil War by a family member), smoothbore, possibly a Brown Bess mod?, and made by Sutherland. The top of the barrel...