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.


To see a finished version click here.


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

Available in 20 or 24 gauge smoothbore. Barrel lengths up to 47". (Call or email me if you want a barrel shorter than 47".)

Walnut stock is available at extra cost.


 Breech plug is installed.





Maple wood is standard. If you wish to upgrade to walnut add $150


Solder on the tennons and front sight for you - add $50








Finished Examples of Early English guns made from the kit.