A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
Lot 381*
A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,728) inc. premium
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A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
By J. Jeffrey, Late 18th Century
Reconverted from percussion, with two-stage barrel turned and belled at the muzzle and fitted with a spring bayonet above, octagonal breech with a line of beadwork at the rear, engraved tang carrying the bayonet catch, signed flat bevelled lock (rust patinated) with safety-catch, figured full stock (minor bruising) with pineapple chequered grip, border engraved brass mounts comprising butt-plate with a martial trophy on the heel tang, trigger-guard with pineapple finial and a flower-head in a diamond-shaped panel on the bow, brass ramrod-pipes, and later brass-tipped ramrod, Tower private proof marks and barrelsmith's mark
36.8 cm. barrel
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