A Rare Queen Anne Period Flintlock Mechanism For A Service Musket

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Lot 198*
A Rare Queen Anne Period Flintlock Mechanism For A Service Musket
By S. Powell, Circa 1702-14

Sold for £ 437 (US$ 547) inc. premium
A Rare Queen Anne Period Flintlock Mechanism For A Service Musket
By S. Powell, Circa 1702-14
With rounded plate signed across the tail and with crowned 'AR' and crowned broad arrow mark below the pan (some pitting, steel-spring replaced)
14 cm.

Footnotes

  • Stephen 1 Powell was apprenticed to Thomas Powell in 1668 and free of the Gunmakers' Company in 1676. He was contractor to Ordnance between 1696 and 1715. The last reference to him is in 1723
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