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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 178

    A FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS; AND A FLINTLOCK POCKET PISTOL BY HENRY NOCK, LONDON

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS; AND A FLINTLOCK POCKET PISTOL BY HENRY NOCK, LONDON
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The first with brass two-stage barrel with belled moulded muzzle and inscribed 'London', stepped lock with roller, walnut full stock, and engraved brass mounts including trigger-guard with pineapple finial, London proof marks (bayonet removed, the lock worn, signature rubbed, safety-catch chipped, fore-end cracked); the second with turn-off barrel, signed border-engraved box-lock action, blued folding trigger, thumbpiece safety-catch also locking the steel, and walnut butt with County Wicklow registration marks, London proof marks
    29 7/8in (75.8cm) and 6in (15.2cm) (2)


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