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Welcome to Derbyshire Arms Ltd, the home of some of the finest quality handmade historical weaponry available today - we are proud of our craft!

Our gunsmith, gun maker and historian works in beech, black walnut, oak and sometimes cherry, to lovingly recreate the muskets, pistols and carbines of yesteryear.

 

He uses the traditional methods employed by the gunsmiths of old.

 

Each piece he creates has been thoroughly researched, our library is very extensive and his knowledge is forever expanding. He even offers certain embellishments such as bone inlay on the stocks. 

Handmade in our workshop here in England
Each piece he creates has been thoroughly researched, our library is very extensive and his knowledge is forever expanding. He even offers certain embellishments such as bone inlay on the stocks.

He can recreate many different styles of weaponry.

 

Working from original plans if they are still available, from detailed drawings, from photographs, from the originals and on occassion paintings. 

                                                                         

Pole Gonne, Tannenberg, Hackenbusche, Hook Gonne, Arquebus, Fishtail, Swallow tail, Paddlebutt, Matchlocks, Blunderbuss, Calivers with the swept down butt, Carbines, Doglock, English Lock, Snaphaunce Flintlocks, Percussion, and our latest project ~ Wheellocks.

It is our aim and always has been to bring to you affordable historically correct weaponry, from the 14th century to the 19th century inclusive. 

Interested?
We are available during office hours, Mday
Tuesday to Fridays. Visits by appointment only.

 

info@derbyshirearms.com

 

01283 520937

Derbyshire, 

DE65 5DS, United Kingdom

 

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