Military Factory

Guns from 1700 to 1799

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/16/2015

The flintlock gun managed a range spanning some 200 years before the arrival of the percussion cap.





There are a total of (9) Firearms from 1700 to 1799 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1720
Blunderbuss
The Blunderbuss (born of the Dutch word "Donderbus", appropriately meaning "Thunder Pipe" or "Thunde... [Read More]
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1722
British Land Pattern Musket (Brown Bess)
The Brown Bess was the standard musket of the British military during the height of its empirical re... [Read More]
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1750
British Sea Service Pistol
With the wider acceptance of firearms, even the Age of Sail was not immune to the evolution seen in ... [Read More]
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1717
Charleville Musket
The Charleville Musket, gaining its name from it place of manufacturer, this being the French main a... [Read More]
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1765
Duval Model 1765
The Washington Naval Yard of Washington, D.C. holds a flintlock pistol in its collection that report... [Read More]
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1795
Harpers Ferry / Springfield Model 1795
The Model 1795 was a smooth-bore, single-shot, flintlock-based musket and the first such weapon syst... [Read More]
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1730
Kentucky Rifle (Deckard Rifle / Longrifle / Pennsylvania Rifle)
The development and naming of the Long Rifle is argued between riflemen of Kentucky and Pennsylvania... [Read More]
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1752
Model 1752 (Spanish)
The first standardized long gun of the Spanish Army became the Model 1752, a musket proving typicall... [Read More]
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1760
Sharpe Model 1760
A rather unheard of practice today was the practice of officers and soldiers purchasing their own we... [Read More]
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