Image Lot Price Description


2176
$1,150.00

SUPERB 18TH CENTURY FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUS WITH STEEL BARREL.

SN NSN. Cal. 1.5 bore. 18th Century flintlock Blunderbus. 32″ overall with 17″ bbl with dual wedding bands and having a diameter of 1.5″ at muzzle. Brass mounts with incise and relief engraving. Brass sideplate is a very fine restoration. Walnut stock has a very old dark stain finish covered with a period varnish. Very light incise carving of a shell to the rear of tang. English brown best type lock with what appears to be all orig parts. Still retains its proper steel ramrod. Possible low countries or even American origin. CONDITION: Fine overall, with metal finish having somewhat of a soft dove grey patina. Brass furniture has a very pleasant mellow patina throughout with no evidence of recent cleaning. 1-pc darkly stained walnut stock has several repaired cracks about the lock and forend with no wood loss whatsoever. 51030-14 TDW (3,000-4,000) – Lot 2176

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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