Brass serpent-style sideplate illustration
The English Northwest gun is a later trade gun, built starting in approximately 1775. It has the typical large bow, screw-on trigger guard and long trigger typical of Northwest guns. It also features the finely detailed serpent sideplate, high ribbed thimbles, and flat square butt plate.
THE NORTHWEST TRADE GUN HAS VIRTUALLY THE SAME STOCK ARCHITECTURE AS THE ENGLISH FOWLER, WITH STRAIGHT BELLY, COMB AND WRIST LINES.
It has a six inch lock available with either a bridled or unbridled frizzen, depending on the date of the gun’s manufacture. Comes in a choice of left or right hand and barrel lengths of 24, 36 and 41 inches. Features the six barrel interchangeable system and straight tang breech plug.
This gun can be stamped with the circle fox emblem on barrel and lock