• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 83

    A FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS OF SEA SERVICE TYPE

    CIRCA 1756-60

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS OF SEA SERVICE TYPE
    CIRCA 1756-60
    With belled brass barrel formed in two stages and engraved 'GR' on the breech, plain rounded lock signed 'Collumbell', walnut full stock formed with a raised moulding about the tang, brass mounts of regulation type, the butt-plate tang with the later inscription 'H.M Shipps 1717', and brass-capped wooden ramrod, London proof marks and Foreigner's mark
    31½in (80cm)


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