• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    A FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS

    CIRCA 1785-90

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS
    CIRCA 1785-90
    With belled brass barrel formed in two stages and struck with maker's mark of Richard Wilson, bevelled iron lock engraved with a vacant oval, walnut full stock, chequered grip, lightly engraved brass mounts including trigger-guard with acorn finial, and horn-tipped ramrod, London proof marks
    32in (81.3cm)


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