Early English Trade Gun

 circa 1740

This gun is typical of the early trade period. The earlier style brass parts are copied from original pieces dug up at datable sites in Georgia and Virginia. This gun has a thicker wrist than the Type G and has a carved apron around the barrel tang typical of many early English trade guns.



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The locks are by R. E. Davis and the barrels are by Colerain.

Available in 20, or 24 gauge smoothbore. Barrel lengths 36" or 42".

Walnut stock is available at extra cost.


Dovetails for front sight and tennons are already milled.


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Finished Examples of Early English guns.


Stained and finished maple stock with polished lock and barrel



Painted version with blued lock and barrel