An IX Dragoons
The Dragoons, special infantry corps in the 1600s that rode horses, but fought like the Infantry corps, and by the end of the 1700s they had become a regular cavalry force equipped with carbines. They were very similar, for model and caliber to the infantry muskets, but lighter and shorter, with brass furniture to avoid oxidation due to horse’s sweat, the double iron bands to stand the traction of the belt when the gun was shouldered trot riding a horse. Our reproduction copies all the original features of the musket. The stock is made of walnut.