November 01, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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British Flintlock Blunderbuss By Blair

1.5" diameter at muzzle, 14.125" brass cannon-shaped barrel with a single tall turn ring at the transition to the muzzle swell and several turned rings at the muzzle . The barrel is stamped with a London view mark. The rounded lock with gooseneck cock and rounded iron pan is engraved Blair / London. The steel upper tang features geometric engravings. The brass sideplate also features geometric engravings. The brass trigger guard has an acorn form finial, and is engraved with the same crest that also appears on the engraved on the brass buttplate. The stock has a clamshell form carving around the upper tang. The stock also includes two brass ferrules, a brass tipped ramrod, a sling at the fore end and a post on the underside of the butt. 

Condition:

The brass has an even dark patina throughout. The stock has some nicks and dings, but is in good overall condition. The bore and the action are excellent.

Estimate: $2,500 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,335
11/01/2016

 

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