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18th Century Material Culture

English Military Firearms


Land Service
Muskets
English William III Pattern 1690 Infantry Musket
c. 1695 - 1702
(Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
English William III Pattern 1690 Infantry Musket
c. 1695 - 1702
(Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)
English George I Infantry Musket of Dutch Manufacture
Marked “GR” for King George I & Dated 1722
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English George I Infantry Musket of Dutch Manufacture
Marked “GR” for King George I & Dated 1722
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English George I Infantry Musket of Dutch Manufacture
Marked “GR” for King George I & Dated 1722
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English George I Infantry Musket of Dutch Manufacture
Marked “GR” for King George I & Dated 1722
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English George I Infantry Musket of Dutch Manufacture
Marked “GR” for King George I & Dated 1722
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English George I Infantry Musket of Dutch Manufacture
Marked “GR” for King George I & Dated 1722
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English George I Infantry Musket of Dutch Manufacture
Marked “GR” for King George I & Dated 1722
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Pattern 1730 Long Land Service Musket
Marked “Es COLE/1728” / “COLL DALLWAYS REGT No VIII” 1728
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1730 Long Land Service Musket
Marked “Es COLE/1728” / “COLL DALLWAYS REGT No VIII” 1728
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1730 Long Land Service Musket
Marked “Es COLE/1728” / “COLL DALLWAYS REGT No VIII” 1728
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1730 Long Land Service Musket
Marked “Es COLE/1728” / “COLL DALLWAYS REGT No VIII” 1728
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1730 / 1740 Long Land Service Musket
Marked “IORDAN/1745" 1745
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1730 / 1740 Long Land Service Musket
Marked “IORDAN/1745" 1745
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1730 / 1740 Long Land Service Musket
Marked “IORDAN/1745" 1745
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1742 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 35th Regiment of Foot
Marked “IORDAN/1746" / “RGT/XXXV/D/6" 1746
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1742 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 35th Regiment of Foot
Marked “IORDAN/1746" / “RGT/XXXV/D/6" 1746
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1742 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 35th Regiment of Foot
Marked “IORDAN/1746" / “RGT/XXXV/D/6" 1746
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot / “King’s Own Regiment”
Marked "GRICE/1762" / "Ks OWN REGt,” 1762
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot / “King’s Own Regiment”
Marked "GRICE/1762" / "Ks OWN REGt,” 1762
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot / “King’s Own Regiment”
Marked "GRICE/1762" / "Ks OWN REGt,” 1762
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot / “King’s Own Regiment”
Marked "GRICE/1762" / "Ks OWN REGt,” 1762
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot / “King’s Own Regiment”
Marked “Tower” c. 1756
(The Museum of the American Revolution)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot / “King’s Own Regiment”
Marked “Tower” c. 1756
(The Museum of the American Revolution)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 4th Regiment of Foot / “King’s Own Regiment”
Marked “Tower” c. 1756
(The Museum of the American Revolution)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 15th or 43rd Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "15 REGT" or “43 REGT,"
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 15th or 43rd Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "15 REGT" or “43 REGT,"
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 15th or 43rd Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "15 REGT" or “43 REGT,"
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 15th or 43rd Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "15 REGT" or “43 REGT,"
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 15th or 43rd Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "15 REGT" or “43 REGT,"
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1756 Long Land Service Musket Marked to the 15th or 43rd Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "15 REGT" or “43 REGT,"
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1757 / 1759 Long Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 45th Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked “MIL COM NOT” for the Militia Company Nottingham
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Pattern 1757 / 1759 Long Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 45th Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked “MIL COM NOT” for the Militia Company Nottingham
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Pattern 1757 / 1759 Long Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 45th Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked “MIL COM NOT” for the Militia Company Nottingham
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Pattern 1757 / 1759 Long Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 45th Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked “MIL COM NOT” for the Militia Company Nottingham
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Pattern 1757 / 1759 Long Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 45th Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked “MIL COM NOT” for the Militia Company Nottingham
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Pattern 1757 / 1759 Long Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 45th Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked “MIL COM NOT” for the Militia Company Nottingham
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Pattern 1757 / 1759 Pattern Long Land Service Musket
c. 1759
(Fort Pitt Museum)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket
Marked for the Dublin Castle Armory
(The Cobbs Auctioneers)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket
Marked for the Dublin Castle Armory
(The Cobbs Auctioneers)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket
Marked for the Dublin Castle Armory
(The Cobbs Auctioneers)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket
Marked for the Dublin Castle Armory
(The Cobbs Auctioneers)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 42nd Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked for the Tower Armory, “WG” for Contractor William Grice & Son, “GH” for Contractor George Haskins
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 42nd Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked for the Tower Armory, “WG” for Contractor William Grice & Son, “GH” for Contractor George Haskins
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 42nd Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked for the Tower Armory, “WG” for Contractor William Grice & Son, “GH” for Contractor George Haskins
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 42nd Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked for the Tower Armory, “WG” for Contractor William Grice & Son, “GH” for Contractor George Haskins
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 42nd Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked for the Tower Armory, “WG” for Contractor William Grice & Son, “GH” for Contractor George Haskins
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 42nd Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked for the Tower Armory, “WG” for Contractor William Grice & Son, “GH” for Contractor George Haskins
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English 2nd Model / Pattern 1769 Short Land Service Musket Marked for H.M. 42nd Regiment of Foot “RHR”
Marked for the Tower Armory, “WG” for Contractor William Grice & Son, “GH” for Contractor George Haskins
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Pattern 1777 Short Land Service Musket Marked to the 60th Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "60 REGT”
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1777 Short Land Service Musket Marked to the 60th Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "60 REGT”
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1777 Short Land Service Musket Marked to the 60th Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "60 REGT”
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1777 Short Land Service Musket Marked to the 60th Regiment of Foot
Marked “TOWER" / "60 REGT”
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English
Stock Repairs
English Long Land Pattern Musket Marked for H.M. 53rd Regiment of Foot
(Braintree, Massachusetts, Historical Society)
English Long Land Pattern Musket Marked for H.M. 53rd Regiment of Foot
(Braintree, Massachusetts, Historical Society)
Stock Repair
(Don Troiani)
Fusils
English Officer’s Fusil
Lockplate Marked “Grice”
Found on April 19th, 1775 by David and Nathaniel Bemis, Privates in Captain Samuel Barnard;s Co., Watertown, Massachusetts
(Concord Historical Society - Photograph Courtesy Joel Bohy)
English Officer’s Fusil
Lockplate Marked “Grice”
Found on April 19th, 1775 by David and Nathaniel Bemis, Privates in Captain Samuel Barnard;s Co., Watertown, Massachusetts
(Concord Historical Society - Photograph Courtesy Joel Bohy)
English Officer’s Fusil
Lockplate Marked “Grice”
Found on April 19th, 1775 by David and Nathaniel Bemis, Privates in Captain Samuel Barnard;s Co., Watertown, Massachusetts
(Concord Historical Society - Photograph Courtesy Joel Bohy)
English Officer’s Fusil
Lockplate Marked “Grice”
Found on April 19th, 1775 by David and Nathaniel Bemis, Privates in Captain Samuel Barnard;s Co., Watertown, Massachusetts
(Concord Historical Society - Photograph Courtesy Joel Bohy)
English Officer’s Fusil
Lockplate Marked “Grice”
Found on April 19th, 1775 by David and Nathaniel Bemis, Privates in Captain Samuel Barnard;s Co., Watertown, Massachusetts
(Concord Historical Society - Photograph Courtesy Joel Bohy)
English Officer’s Fusil
Lockplate Marked “Grice”
Found on April 19th, 1775 by David and Nathaniel Bemis, Privates in Captain Samuel Barnard;s Co., Watertown, Massachusetts
(Concord Historical Society - Photograph Courtesy Joel Bohy)
English Officer’s Fusil Marked “John Margill York” with Birmingham Proofs
18th Century
(Cowan’s Auctions)
English Officer’s Fusil Marked “John Margill York” with Birmingham Proofs
18th Century
(Cowan’s Auctions)
English Officer’s Fusil Marked “John Margill York” with Birmingham Proofs
18th Century
(Cowan’s Auctions)
English Officer’s Fusil Marked “John Margill York” with Birmingham Proofs
18th Century
(Cowan’s Auctions)
English Officer’s Fusil Marked “John Margill York” with Birmingham Proofs
18th Century
(Cowan’s Auctions)
English Officer’s Fusil Marked “John Margill York” with Birmingham Proofs
18th Century
(Cowan’s Auctions)
Wilson
Firelocks
English Military Style Firelock
by Richard Wilson of London c. Mid 18th Century
(Fort Ticonderoga)
Carbines
English Pattern 1760 Light Infantry Carbine Marked to the 52nd Regiment of Foot
Marked “HASKINS/1757" / “52/1/3” 1757
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1760 Light Infantry Carbine Marked to the 52nd Regiment of Foot
Marked “HASKINS/1757" / “52/1/3” 1757
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Pattern 1760 Light Infantry Carbine Marked to the 52nd Regiment of Foot
Marked “HASKINS/1757" / “52/1/3” 1757
(Skinner - Bill Ahearn Collection)
English Carbine Made From Mixed Components
Marked “TOWER” c. 1777
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Carbine Made From Mixed Components
Marked “TOWER” c. 1777
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Carbine Made From Mixed Components
Marked “TOWER” c. 1777
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Carbine Made From Mixed Components
Marked “TOWER” c. 1777
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
English Carbine Made From Mixed Components
Marked “TOWER” c. 1777
(Wiscasset Antiques Center)
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