A Flintlock Blunderbuss-Pistol With Spring Bayonet

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Lot 519
A Flintlock Blunderbuss-Pistol With Spring Bayonet
Signed Wilkins & Son, Grantham, Circa 1815

Sold for £ 1,250 (US$ 1,723) inc. premium
A Flintlock Blunderbuss-Pistol With Spring Bayonet
Signed Wilkins & Son, Grantham, Circa 1815
With re-browned twist barrel turned and belled at the muzzle, engraved 'Grantham' at the breech and fitted with a bayonet above (muzzle catch loose), border engraved tang with bayonet-catch, signed border engraved flat bevelled lock (cock replaced) decorated with foliage, safety-catch and roller, figured full stock (minor old bruising, small repair on one side at the muzzle) with chequered rounded butt, trigger-guard with pineapple finial and decorated with foliage on the border engraved bow, vacant white-metal escutcheon, and horn-tipped wooden ramrod (minor rust patination), Birmingham proof marks
18.2 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • A John Wilkins is recorded in Grantham, Lincolnshire in 1810
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