A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss

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Lot 294
A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
By G. Jones Of London, Early 18th Century

£ 2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,400 - 3,600
A Brass-Barrelled Flintlock Blunderbuss
By G. Jones Of London, Early 18th Century
With two-stage barrel flared at the muzzle, octagonal breech becoming polygonal, a moulding at the rear slotted for sighting, plain tang, signed rounded lock, figured full stock with raised apron around the barrel tang, brass mounts comprising thin butt-plate secured by iron tacks, trigger-guard with pointed finials, single baluster ramrod-pipe, and later brass-tipped ramrod (tang and lock with some rust patination), London proof marks
48.8 cm. barrel
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