Matchlock Musket’s Starring Role In BBC’s Gunpowder Drama
If you’ve not yet had a chance to catch the BBC’s new three-part drama, Gunpowder, starring Kit Harrington from Game of Thrones, then you’re missing a trick.
This dark series re-enacts the 1605 plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament, involving the now infamous Guy Fawkes. As with all historical TV programmes and movies, great care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the details, including scenery and props.
Henry Krank’s eagle eye was quick to notice that the guns used in the Gunpowder show were periodically accurate.
What guns were used in BBC’s Gunpowder drama?
The gun given a starring role in the BBC’s dramatization of the Gunpowder Plot was the Matchlock musket. The Matchlock musket is an reproduction of the late 16th / early 17th century Matchlock, as used in the English Civil War.
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How to buy a Matchlock musket
For UK sales of inert muskets, no license is required. You must be over the age of 18 to make a purchase. You can order your own inert Matchlock Musket online, by telephone or by collecting in store.
Delivery of this item is just £4!
If you fancy channelling your own John Snow – excuse us, Kit Harrington – then the Matchlock musket is also available to purchase as a shotgun in .75 calibre on a shotgun certificate.
For more information, give us a call to find out how you can get your hands on the Matchlock musket.