1700s Civilian Firearms

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Title

1700s Civilian Firearms

Subject

weapons

Description

Collection of 1700s civilian firearms that are on display

Collection Items

Flintlock Fowler
A smoothbore flintlock fowler for civilian use

Groce Flintlock Fowler
A smoothbore flintlock fowler for civilian use

Pennsylvania Rifle
A typical PA rifle, used for hunting, personal defense, and other civilian uses

Long-land pattern musket
The standard infantry musket of the British army, also used by many American colonists, primarily for military purposes

PHM muskets
Picture of muskets held by the Philadelphia History Museum. Top one made for NJ militia based on long-land pattern, other two made in PA for state militia contracts after the American Revolution, both based on the Charleville pattern

Henry pistols
Brace of pistols made by William Henry, for civilian use (primarily display)

Flintlock operation
An animation showing how a flintlock fires
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