Small Arms from 1700 to 1799
The flintlock action managed an existence spanning some 200 years before being overtaken by the percussion cap system of operation.There are a total of 9 Small Arms from 1700 to 1799 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. This listing also includes other small arms of the period such as hand grenades, infantry mortars, and related man-portable systems.
From the 17th to the 19th centuries, the Blunderbuss proved a popular weapon for its intimidating appearance and ma...
The Brown Bess was an important part of British Empire expansion progress and served the British Army from 1722 to ...
The British Sea Service Pistol managed a healthy service life covering decades and several major conflicts of the p...
The Charleville musket served throughout countless conflicts including the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, ...
The Duval a Nantes flintlock pistol emerged between 1760 and 1770 and was conventional in every way....
The Model 1795 musket was the first musket to be produced in the United States, production handled by the Springfie...
The introduction of rifling within the barrel of the Kentucky Rifle made it a more accurate musket past fifty yards...
The Model 1752 became the first standardized long gun of the Spanish Army when adopted....