Antique Weapon Restorations

Our Work with Antique Weapons Newmans’ Ltd. restores and repairs antique weapons and armaments such as flintlock guns, swords and non-western arms. We develop a thorough understanding of the piece by examining the metals, wood, ivory, bone and other materials

English Flintlock Pistol, “Spencer”

English Flintlock Pistol, “Spencer”

Steel, brass and wood The McBean Collection, Chepstow The Newport Mansions, Newport, Rhode Island The Preservation Society of Newport County approached us with this fine 17th century weapon to prepare it for display. With the mechanism in need of lubrication but mostly

Balinese Sword (Kris)

Before: A Balinese Kris Ceremonial Sword made of steel, brass, ivory, wood, and semi-precious stones

Private collection Ivory, brass, forged steel, semi-precious stones, wood This ceremonial weapon composed of a carved ivory axe head, a scabbard and sword handle of repoussé brass and semi-precious stones and a forged steel blade, came to us after having been in a flooded