Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 750.00 USD
Estimated at 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD
BLUNDERBUSS. Cal. about 1". NSN. The 14" brass barrel with cannon turned muzzle has London gunmakers proofs at rear. Trade quality flintlock with flat plate, reinforced broad cock, integral faceted pan, unbridled friction frizzen and feather spring with spear finial is marked with unreadable name at center which appears to be "I" "HAR" (? possibly Sharp). Quickly made American walnut replacement stock uses original brass furniture, including trigger guard with bulbous finial and early type buttplate having multi peaked finial. Later rosewood ramrod with brass tip mounts through single plain pipe. CONDITION: good to fine as rebuilt. Appears to have been in this configuration for a very long time with some hand wear on stock. Lock is good. PROVENANCE: from The Collection of James B. Taylor. (01-23878/MGM). ANTIQUE. $1,500-2,000.