A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss

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Lot 386*
A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
By Nixon, Circa 1830

Sold for £ 1,500 (US$ 1,781) inc. premium
A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
By Nixon, Circa 1830
With three-stage barrel turned and belled at the muzzle, grooved steel tang, signed flat bevelled lock with roller, figured full stock (minor bruising, fore-end split on one side) with unusually chequered grip, brass mounts comprising plain butt-plate, border engraved trigger-guard with acorn finial, brass ramrod-pipes, and original brass-mounted ramrod, London proof marks and barrelsmith's mark
40.7 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • A David Nixon is recorded working in Newark between 1829 and 1864
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