These are all castings from my originals , made for my own figures.
These kits cover obscure early weapons which are never going to be made by the commercial manufacturers .
They are produced in very limited numbers, since the demand is so low, and the price has to reflect this. But if you want a really accurate musket , I hope you will be pleased with these. The resin parts are made for me by Dave Dibb of Armorpax and CMA , who also do my heads, and I cast the pewter parts myself.
All sold as kits , requiring some cleaning up and polishing , and of course painting. Postage is extra, but at cost.
English Matchlock Musket : the classic English Civil War weapon, with a full-length 48” barrel,
which is long enough to need a musket rest. Also suitable for Early Colonial period, and the Thirty Years War,
since many European weapons were extremely similar : £18+ postage
Dutch Matchlock Musket : based on a Dutch-made weapon of around 1640 , and typical of many European muskets
used during the later stages of the Thirty Years war, and imported in large numbers during the English Civil War :~
£18 + postage
Bandolier kit : Matchlocks require a set of Bandoliers to operate them : this kit supplies you with everything you need, including instructions :~
Long Land Pattern Musket : The first standardised firearm issued to the British Infantry from around 1720, with the full length 42" barrel and wooden ramrod. Used throughout the French & Indian Wars and the Jacobite Rebellion.
Resin & pewter kit, £16 .
Short Land Pattern Musket : the standard British Infantry musket between 1760 and 1800, the type used by both
sides during the American Revolution. Resin and pewter kit , £15 .
India Pattern Musket : originally made for the HEIC, but became the economy model produced in millions during the Napoleonic Wars . Standard model for British Infantry 1800-15 . Resin and pewter kit , £15 .
Elliott Carbine : the standard issue weapon for Light Cavalry during the earlier part of the Napoleonic Wars , suitable for the DiD British Hussar figure . Resin and pewter kit, £15 .
Baker Rifle : immortalised by the Greenjackets during the Peninsular War , it was the first standard issue rifled firearm
in British Service . Copied from an example in my local Museum . Resin and pewter kit , £15 .
Wheellock pistol :
Typical of the pistols used during the Thirty Years War and the English Civil War. Based on a German made weapon of the late 1630s. Comes with spanner ! Solid pewter , separate cock :~ £6 each unpainted
English Flintlock pistol : by Murden of London , dated 1645 , this is one of the earliest types of flintlock produced.
An elegant design , used in the ECW :~ £6 each unpainted
18th Century Pistols :~
I have now made two types of flintlock Dragoon pitols , both suitable for all sorts of scenarios.
British Revolvers :~
Something different from Samuel Colt's products...
The 1851 Adams, used first in the Crimea ; the Beaumont-Adams, which replaced it in the 1860s ;
and the Webley Mark.I , first of the famous series, first available in 1887. The Mark II was very nearly identical.
More rifles recently added...
The Minie Rifle : the P.51, the first rifled arm issued to all Infantry, just in time for the first battles of the Crimea.
It is externally identical, apart from the backsight , to the percussion Muskets of 1839 and 1842, so can stand in for those ( Sikh Wars etc ). £15.
The Martini-Henry : Immortalised in the famous actions of the Zulu War , but also the mainstay of the Army in the Afghan and Egyptian campaigns.My version is heavier than the commercial ones, and thus I hope more accurate . £15 .
Lee-Metford Rifle : The first magazine rifle, in the new calibre of .303" , issued from 1888 and used in the Sudan and the North-West Frontier. By filling the stock grooves and replacing the cocking piece( supplied ) it can easily be converted to the Lee-Enfield of 1895.
Resin & Pewter kit, £15.
By filling in the stock groove, and changing the cocking piece, this model can give you the Long Lee of the Boer War.
Adding the charger guides creates the
Charger Loading Lee Enfield , as issued to Territorials for the first two years of the Great War :£15.
The P.14 and P17 : an alternative .303 design to the Lee-Enfield, in the event made in small numbers for the British in the US and used by snipers in the Great War. Taken over by the US Army and made in .30cal for their own troops, but rarely issued.
In 1940 imported in millions back to a desperate Britain to arm the Home Guard :£15.