French Model 1768 Musket with 2nd New Hampshire Battalion Markings, .72 caliber, walnut stock with light French cartouche marks on the right side of the butt and next to the side plate, steel furniture proper for model, lock marked "US" on the tail, barrel marked "NH 2 B No. 355," barrel lg. 44 3/4, overall lg. 60 1/2 in.
Provenance: The George C. Neumann collection to the present owner. Estimate $15,000-20,000
Stock has a few dings and nicks, some pitting on steel parts, and the lock functions properly.
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