Brown Bess Rifle 1799 to1815

Brown Bess Rifle 1799 to 1815


Product Description

The Brown Bess Rifle, serving from 1799 to 1815, holds a legendary status in military history as the primary firearm of British infantry during the Napoleonic Wars. Renowned for its reliability and simplicity, the Brown Bess played a crucial role in shaping the tactics and outcomes of numerous battles across Europe. Though technically a smoothbore musket rather than a rifle, its widespread use among British troops contributed to their formidable reputation on the battlefield. Its distinctive appearance, with its long barrel and brass fittings, became an emblem of British military might during the era. Despite its limitations in accuracy and range, the Brown Bess Rifle’s impact was profound, influencing military strategies and leaving an enduring mark on the annals of warfare.


Height: 190cm
Width: 24cm
Depth: 7cm

Weight: 3.31kg

Free click & collect is available in store at 5 Westbourne arcade, Bournemouth. Mainland UK delivery costs £49.

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shop location: 5 Westbourne arcade, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9AY

Contact number: 01202 760566

Email: [email protected]

It’s our aim to get your goods to you as soon as possible.  Please refer to delivery lead times below for your purchases:

  • Small/standard items – aim to deliver within 5 working days
  • In stock furniture items – aim to deliver within 2 – 3 weeks
  • Most of our mirrors are made to order and can be delivered within 10-12 weeks
  • Out of stock items 4 – 14 weeks (We will be able to advise you by email of the estimated arrival time of any item you are interested in ordering before you place your order).
  • Mixed Items – in stock – All items delivered together within 1-4 weeks.

If you need an item for a specific deadline, please let us know and we will do our best to meet your schedule.


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