An English flintlock blunderbuss by Probin

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Lot 2310ANTIQUE
An English flintlock blunderbuss by Probin
circa 1770-80

Sold for US$ 2,340 inc. premium
An English flintlock blunderbuss by Probin
circa 1770-80
The 14 1/2 inch two-stage brass cannon barrel with 13 inch spring bayonet mounted behind the muzzle; faceted breech marked London, the side flat with view and proof of the Gunmaker's Company. Border-engraved brass lockplate signed Probin; engraved swan-neck cock. Brass furniture comprising ramrod thimbles, triggerguard with acorn finial, floral engraved sideplate, vacant wrist escutcheon and buttplate, the tang engraved with dentate borders framing floral swags. Walnut stock.
Condition: Good. Brass with minor marks. Steel components showing areas of light pitting. Stock showing numerous marks, hairline crack in front of lockplate and with front seven inches of fore-end restored.
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An English flintlock blunderbuss by Probin
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ANTIQUE Antique - pre 1899

Handguns that fall outside the Section 5 authority will be labelled ANTIQUE.

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