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British Flintlock Brass-barreled Blunderbuss

Auction:
2652M
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$2,880$2,400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2652M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 04, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

British Flintlock Brass-barreled Blunderbuss, c. early 19th century, walnut stock with checkered wrist and brass fittings, lock plate marked BECKWITH, brass cannon-type barrel proof marked near breech and engraved LONDON, brass triggerguard marked CPFA PEARL, barrel lg. 14, overall lg. 30 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Stock has small dings and minor wood loss on forestock, wooden ramrod missing it's brass tip.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

LONDON, Blunderbuss, Firearm actions, Flintlock, Military history, Muskets, Stock