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Early Militaria Collections / Brass Barreled Blunderbuss with Folding Bayonet

Lot 38
ANTIQUE
Brass Barreled Blunderbuss with Folding Bayonet
London, England, c. 1815
28 September 2022, 10:00 EDT
Skinner Marlborough

US$1,500 - US$2,500

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Brass Barreled Blunderbuss with Folding Bayonet
London, England, c. 1815

14 in. brass octagon to round barrel with wedding band transition, the left side of the barrel with post-1813 Birmingham proof marks, the top of the barrel engraved "LONDON" and with folding steel bayonet on the top marked "IM" on the bolster; flat double bridle lock, foliate engraved stepped tail with safety bolt, engraved "TWIGG" below the pan; walnut stock with fine checkering at the wrist; brass furniture including butt plate with long narrow tang engraved with a small panoply of arms, engraved trigger guard with acorn finial, small engraved brass escutcheons under the side nails, and sheet brass rammer and entry pipe; ebony rammer with horn tip and iron jag.
Overall lg. 29 3/4 in.

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