A Flintlock Mechanism For A Sporting Gun

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Lot 199*
A Flintlock Mechanism For A Sporting Gun
By W. Turvey, Circa 1730

Sold for £ 375 (US$ 501) inc. premium
A Flintlock Mechanism For A Sporting Gun
By W. Turvey, Circa 1730
With signed border engraved rounded plate, border engraved rounded cock, and foliate engraved pan with sprung swing-out safety-steel (some rust patination)
13.6 cm.

Footnotes

  • William Turvey, son of Edward 1, was admitted freeman of the Gunmakers' Company in 1711 and was elected Master in 1733. His widow, Sarah, continued his business after his death in 1741. The Turvey's were among the best London gunmakers of the first half of the 18th century
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