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William Burnett, Southampton 9 Bore Percussion Muzzle Loading Wildfowling Bank Gun With Walnut Stock & Ramrod Muzzleloader
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William Burnett, Southampton 9 Bore Percussion Muzzle Loading Wildfowling Bank Gun With Walnut Stock & Ramrod Muzzleloader
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Cheshire, North WestPublished 4 Years ago
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CategoryShotguns
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
MakeWilliam Burnett, Southampton
Model9 Bore Percussion Muzzle Loading Wildfowling Bank Gun With Walnut Stock & Ramrod
Manufactured Year1823- 1851
Antiqueyes
CertificateNo Licence
Barrel length49 inches
Overall length65 inches
Your reference15395
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

MASSIVE, 1823- 1851 William Burnett Southampton 9 Bore Percussion Muzzle Loading Wildfowling Bank Gun With Walnut Stock & Ramrod. Sn 15395 - 15395

William Burnett was an English Southampton based gunsmith between 1823 & 1851. This is a massive percussion wildfowling gun by Burnett. This size of gun (5’ 5” overall length) were lay on riverbanks and sand dunes to support the heavy weight of the gun when hunting wild fowl. It is 9 bore and has a 49” round, browned, steel barrel. Its bore has just staining consistent with age & use. The barrel has a small indistinct inspection / proof mark (illustrated).It has walnut stock with horn fore stock cap. The wood has just knocks bumps and bruises consistent with age. The top of the wrist is inlaid with void German silver escutcheon. The metal work has engraved foliate decoration. It has a steel butt plate. The action plate is signed ‘Burnett’ amongst foliate decoration. It has a heavy steel dolphin hammer. The barrel has a small brass post foresight. The piece is complete with its original wood ramrod with brass end cap and brass threaded tip. Its cocking & firing actions work perfectly. The price for this massive fowling piece includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of collection or display. Sn 15395

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