British Army Baker Rifle and Sword Bayonet

Now available: The Cartridge pouch used with the Baker rifle. See it here.


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British Army Baker Rifle. We now have reproductions of the famous Baker Rifle (1806 model) with rounded patch box, rounded lock with goose-necked cock. This rifle is made by the same manufacturers who made for the Rifles for the Television Series Sharpe's Rifles (other companies have falsely claimed this). In fact Bernard Cornwell, author of the Sharpe Series, has purchased one from us as well. In addition we supplied our Baker Rifles to the movie the Alamo.

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95th Rifle uniform recreated by our company (from this section)
Read about the
95th Rifles in Corunna 1809

As the images testify this is a beautiful replica of this famous rifle. The rifle corps of the British Army, along with a number of other foreign armies financed by Great Britain, used the Baker Rifle throughout the Napoleonic Wars. In North America, the Baker Rifle was used by the rifle companies of the 60th Regiment during the invasion of Maine in 1814. The famous 95th Rifles used them at New Orleans in 1815. After the war, the 60th and Rifle Brigade continued to use them in garrison in Canada into the 1840s. The Mexican Army purchased large stocks of Baker Rifles and were used at the Battle of the Alamo. Click here to read about loading and firing a Baker Rifle.

The vents are not drilled from the pan into the barrel making them non-firing. The frizzens are case hardened to produce good sparks. The seamless tempered barrels are made of high-carbon steel (type:BS970 no.080M40) and the breeches are threaded. The barrels are not rifled(.62 Cal). (rifled barrels available - see below)

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Baker Rifle: 499.00 539.00 (MTS-001)

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Please note there are a number of questionable quality replica Baker Rifles being sold on online auctions, etc. These copies are not the Baker Rifle being offered here. They have no grain to the wood, the muzzle of the barrel goes way far past the end of the nose cap, and the sights are bizarrely shaped. Do your research before buying.

Now you can have a rifled Baker barrel made, mounted and test fired by a barrel maker in the United States for 195.00US (plus shipping). This special and exclusive option has been a very popular with our clients (U.S and Canada only). We will provide the name of the barrel maker with your rifle and you to make arrangements.

Images:

View of Entire rifle from the Left Side

View of Lock

View of Breech area from Left Side

View of Muzzle
(notice the muzzle is only slightly ahead of the brass nose cap)

View of Rifle Butt

View of Lock/Breech/Butt

Baker Sword Bayonet

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Baker Rifle Sword Bayonet and Scabbard 129.00 129.00 This is a masterfully executed piece with great attention to detail with its push button catch. Even the scabbard is properly stitched with the seam on the edge of the scabbard. Sold only with Baker Rifle. Not sold separately.

Sword Bayonet beside Scabbard

Close up of Hilt

Close up of Hilt (reverse side)

Sword Bayonet in Scabbard

For shipping costs and other details see our Muskets section

Our Guarantee

If upon receiving your musket you are not completely happy with your purchase, you may return it for a refund. All we ask is you cover the shipping costs. It has to be returned in two weeks of receipt and be in its original state (unaltered and unmodified).

Non-Firing State

We sell historically accurate muskets in a non-firing state. This allows us to comply with local, state, national and international firearms regulations. A certified gunsmith may alter this musket to a firing state by drilling the vent hole and test firing it. We are not legally responsible for any alteration from its present non-firing state.

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