Irish, Short-Brass Barreled Blunderbuss John Gray (Grey), Dublin

Irish, Short-Brass Barreled Blunderbuss
John Gray (Grey), Dublin

Octagonal-to-round pinned barrel marked DUBLIN on the flat. Flaring to 1 3/8 (ID) muzzle diameter; proof marks: “crown over CP” and “Crown over V”. Original flintlock configuration; lockplate is stepped tail, two screw type and is signed J. GRAY. All brass furniture including flat sideplate, (pattern 1769 or 1777 shape); pipes and trigger guard having a long tang and acorn finial, also, brass buttplate. Of special note is the armorial engraved thumb plate, crown over naked arm embowed, hand holding arrow.

Measurement: Overall length: 30.25"; barrel length: 14.5".

Item Condition: The action is tight and smooth. Walnut stock is boldly grained, likely original surface, NO cracks or losses.

Reference: See Stockel, page 455.

SOLD

SKU 728-37

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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