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October 27, 2016 10:00 AMCalender

Brass-barreled Flintlock Blunderbuss and Pistol

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 27, 2016 10:00AM


Brass-barreled Flintlock Blunderbuss and Pistol, England, 18th century, blunderbuss with walnut stock and brass furniture, lock marked "BLYTHE" below the pan, overall lg. 31 1/8; and a pistol with brass grotesque mask butt cap and shaped escutcheon, overall lg. 11 in.

Provenance: Blunderbuss acquired from Roach's Sporting Goods, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 8, 2008.
Estimate $400-600

Blunderbuss has a restored and brocken forend, the pistol ha a restored forend and replaced top jaw and screw, and cock.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom