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English Blunderbus with Bayonet

Auction:
2183
Lot:
741
Sold for:
$3,408$2,900

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

English Blunderbus with Bayonet, H. Nock, London, the walnut stock with crosshatch carving, end of muzzle engraved with motto "Feare (sic) My Death Knell," tapered barrel engraved with maker's name H. Nock, and stamped with English proof and view stamps, side of stock near flintlock engraved again with name, decorative engraving to metal mounts, with spring-loaded chamfered bayonet along top of barrel, with removeable ramrod, lg. 31 5/8 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

London, metal mounts, Bayonet, Engraving, Flintlock