London, King Street-South Kensington Offsite sale
18 July 2002
A FLINTLOCK BLUNDERBUSS
Signed Joyner, London, circa 1780
With two-stage belled brass barrel with a moulding at the muzzle, engraved iron tang, signed border engraved flat bevelled brass lock (some wear and surface pitting, mainspring and tumbler replaced), figured walnut full stock (minor cracks and bruising) with raised moulding at the barrel tang, lightly engraved brass mounts including pierced ribbon side-plate, and trigger-guard with acorn finial, oval escutcheon, and incomplete ramrod with worm (rear ramrod-pipe chipped), Tower private proof marks
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