Sharpe's Challenge

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Sharpe's Challenge (2006)

Sharpe's Challenge is the continuation of the UK series Sharpe with Sean Bean returning as Richard Sharpe, who was an officer of a small Rifles detachment during the Napoleonic Wars. This episode is set primarily in India in 1817. Challenge premiered in 2006, nearly a decade following Sean Bean's last appearance as Sharpe in Sharpe's Waterloo. The 2006 episode was followed by Sharpe's Peril.

The following weapons were used in the television series Sharpe's Challenge:


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Baker Rifle

The most prominently used weapon is the Baker Flintlock Rifle. Both Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe (Sean Bean) and former Sgt. Patrick Harper (Daragh O'Malley) use Bakers.

Baker Rifle (1801-1837), Caliber - 0.625 inch (15.9 mm)
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Brown Bess Flintlock Musket

The standard long arm issued to Indian soldiers with British army is the Brown Bess Flintlock Musket.

Original "India Pattern" Brown Bess musket made 1805-1840 - .75 caliber
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Model 1777 AN IX Cavalry Carbine

Several soldiers use French 1777 AN IX model Cavalry Flintlock Carbines.

French 1777 AN IX model Cavalry Flintlock Carbine - .69 caliber
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Nock Gun

Harper (Daragh O'Malley) continues to use the fearsome seven-barrelled Nock Gun

Nock Gun - .52 Caliber.
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See Also

Rifles (1993)  •  Eagle (1993)  •  Company (1994)  •  Enemy (1994)  •  Honour (1994)  •  Gold (1995)  •  Battle (1995)  •  Sword (1995)

    Regiment (1996)  •  Siege (1996)  •  Mission (1996)  •  Revenge (1997)  •  Justice (1997)  •  Waterloo (1997)  •  Challenge (2006)  •  Peril (2008)



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