A Fine Pair Of Flintlock Blunderbuss-Pistols
Lot 419
A Fine Pair Of Flintlock Blunderbuss-Pistols
Sold for £4,750 (US$ 7,881) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Fine Pair Of Flintlock Blunderbuss-Pistols
Signed Sharman, Early 19th Century
With two-stage brass barrels turned and belled at the muzzle, octagonal breeches and turned girdles, foliate engraved tangs, signed border engraved flat bevelled locks each retaining some case-hardened finish and decorated with foliage on the stepped tail, engraved cocks, safety-catches and rollers, figured full stocks with rounded butts, brass trigger-guards each with acorn finial and engraved with a flower-head on the bow, turned brass ramrod-pipes, horn-tipped ramrods, one with iron worm, and in fine condition, Birmingham proof marks and barrelsmith's mark (2)
20.5 cm. barrels

Footnotes

  • A Sharman is recorded in Peterborough in around 1820
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