Blunderbuss by J Richards, London, with brass barrel and spring bayonet, circa 1800

Blunderbuss by J. Richards, London. with brass barrel and spring bayonet, circa 1800.  Nice example with a roller frizzen and a hammer lock safety.  Walnut stock in excellent condition with two minor cracks on the left forend.  Brass mount.  Engraved trigger guard acorn finial.  Unusual iron ramrod which I don't think is original, but is a period replacement.  Hammer has engraved decoration.  Overall in fine condition.  OA length is 30 inches with a 14 inch barrel, 1/2 inch at muzzle.  13 inch bayonet.


$3800 (US)


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