K-15 French Fusil Fin type C

 

The French type C fusil was already in trade with the Indians by 1680.  It was eventually replaced by the less elaborate type D around 1730.

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The type C fusil fin, or fine fusil, featured high quality cast brass with engraving on the butt plate, tang, and trigger guard. It was imported at a ratio of about 1 in 20 at about twice the cost. This fine gun was much sought after as a gentleman’s fine fowler and often given as gifts of distinction to chiefs to seal trade agreements and treaties. The Fusil Ordinaire was less elaborate and more simply done.

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The Sitting Fox French Type C is available in precision machine cut in various grades of walnut or maple. It is 95% completely inlet for the tapered octagon to round barrel, butt plate, trigger, trigger guard, side plate, and thumb piece.

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The type C features a raised border carved around the trigger guard. This will save you a lot of work as the wood relief and castings on this French C are quite fancy. They are investment cast in brass or steel and are of the highest quality and clean up easily. They really capture the intricate engraving details found in the original.

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The lock is also cast from an original but fitted with the most modern internals. American made by RE Davis and fully guaranteed, it is top quality and throws a great spark. This produces a beautiful fine officers or gentleman’s French fowler or early trade gun perfect for French and Indian war reenactors.

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These guns are absolutely gorgeous when finished. Also available in a left hand version using a left hand L&R Classic flintlock and solid side plate. We can solder on the underlugs and sight as a $50 option.

This 95% completely inlet kit with all parts necessary to finish this fine gun are priced starting at $899 

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Completely assembled “in the white” French C models start at $1599

Fully finished French C models start at  $1799.