18th Century Flintlock Musket, Exceptional, Lightweight, Edward Newton
Edward Newton (1692-1764) Grantham, London, circa 1730
.62-caliber, overall length: 52"; barrel length: 36.75"


18th Century Flintlock Musket, Exceptional, Lightweight, Edward Newton
Edward Newton (1692-1764) Grantham, London, circa 1730, right facing

Two-stage barrel with gold-lined touchhole and bayonet lug, shaped foliate engraved
grooved tang, signed rounded lock with raised border, barrel and furniture in smooth
bright finish. All iron furniture including pierced rocaille sideplate featuring a stylized bird
with leafy and scrolled devices, trigger guard with long tang and tulip shape forend;
rocaille thumbpiece, buttplate, sling swivels and rammer pipes. Full walnut stock
displaying elegant architecture including the drop, comb, and thin wrist…a relief carved
plateau having shell terminus centers the barrel tang. Mechanically fine; stock
sensitively cleaned. A very good-looking gun.


18th Century Flintlock Musket, Exceptional, Lightweight, Edward Newton
Edward Newton (1692-1764) Grantham, London, circa 1730, left facing

18th Century Flintlock Musket, Exceptional, Lightweight, Edward Newton
Edward Newton (1692-1764) Grantham, London, circa 1730, lock plate

18th Century Flintlock Musket, Exceptional, Lightweight, Edward Newton
Edward Newton (1692-1764) Grantham, London, circa 1730, side plate

18th Century Flintlock Musket, Exceptional, Lightweight, Edward Newton
Edward Newton (1692-1764) Grantham, London, circa 1730, butt plate

18th Century Flintlock Musket, Exceptional, Lightweight, Edward Newton
Edward Newton (1692-1764) Grantham, London, circa 1730, tang

18th Century Flintlock Musket, Exceptional, Lightweight, Edward Newton
Edward Newton (1692-1764) Grantham, London, circa 1730, trigger guard

18th Century Flintlock Musket, Exceptional, Lightweight, Edward Newton
Edward Newton (1692-1764) Grantham, London, circa 1730, details view

$4,500.00

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