A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
Lot 405
A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
By W. Parker, Holborn, London, Early 19th Century
Sold for £ 1,062 (US$ 1,417) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
By W. Parker, Holborn, London, Early 19th Century
With two-stage barrel turned and belled at the muzzle, signed along the top flat of the octagonal breech and originally fitted with a spring bayonet above (missing), signed border engraved flat bevelled lock with safety-catch and roller, figured full stock (old bruising, fore-end split and incomplete on one side towards the muzzle) with chequered grip, engraved brass mounts including trigger-guard with pineapple finial (ramrod-pipes dented), silver escutcheon on the side flat engraved with owner's initials, and original ramrod with steel tip and worm (old patination overall), indistinct London proof marks
40 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • William 3 Parker is recorded at 233 High Holborn from 1793 until the year of his death in 1841. He supplied arms to Police offices from 1802 and to the Metropolitan Police from 1829
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