Contemporary Longrifle Foundation


Joseph M. Malit
Maplewood, NJ

Brass repoussage. Reproductions of grenadier and fusilier caps as worn (primarily) by German troops during the 18th century. Also cartridge pouch plates.

Shown: Prussia: IR 41 (von Neuwied), IR 35 (Prinz Heinrich), IR 33 (de la Motte Fouquet). Hessen-Kassel: FR von Lossberg.

I am developing templates for all known Prussian, Hessian, et al. cap plates and currently have patterns for (Prussia) IR 1, 2, 3, 11, 33, 35, 41, 42; Hessen-Hanau Erbprinz, Hessen-Kassel v. Donop, Leib, v. Knyphausen, Rall, v. Lossberg, and Landgraf.

All metal parts are hammered from 24 gauge brass.

Contact Joseph M. Malit at:
94 Jacoby Street
Maplewood, NJ 07040
phone number: 973-626-5918

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