Title: US Model 1808 Contract Flintlock Musket, Sutton, Waters, Dated 1810
Date/Period: 1810 - SOLD
Measurement: Overall length: 59.5"; barrel length: 44.5"
Material: Walnut stock
Condition: Very good, Initials “WK” and “X1” carved in stock
Additional Information: US Model 1808 Contract Flintlock Musket, Sutton, Waters,
.69-72 caliber barrel with one proof mark-"P”. The lock is marked "1810", and a mostly
legible "EAGLE" over "SUTTON". The stock retains original surface and displays a
robust patina; barrel channel remains in very good condition, couple minor losses. The
barrel, sideplate and trigger guard are in smooth surface, mostly brown and smoky gray;
lockplate is smooth. The buttplate appears to have sat on a damp floor for many years,
old smooth pitting which is not offensive or distracting. The lock. The action is
mechanically tight and smooth.