~ A Late 18th/Early 19th Century French Flintlock Blunderbuss ~
It has a 2 stage stub twist barrel and is octagonal at the breech, it has a particularly attractive marbled pattern.
The lockplate is engraved Man. Royale und de Tulle
The stock is of walnut.
There is an acorn finial to the guard and a brass butt.
~ Dimensions ~
The metal work is very reasonable.
The lock cocks but does not release on the trigger - the sear spring will need adjusting.
The brass detailing is very reasonable.
The blunderbuss measures 32 inches (80cm) long. The barrel is 16.75 inches (43cm) in length with a 4cm (1.6 inch) muzzle aperture
~ Conditon ~
The woodwork is decent, there is a hole drilled to one side of the butt. There are a few minor chips and a small crack around the lockplate.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or the firearm can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (open 10-5 7 days a week).
We can usually post worldwide. It is the purchasers responsibility to ensure they meet their local laws and we will not be held financially accountable if this is breached.