Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 21: English Gardner Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss

Auction Date: April 20, 2012

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,750 - $3,500

English Gardner Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss

Manufacturer: Gardner
Model: Blunderbuss
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 1 3/4 Inch
Barrel: 15 5/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1216
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 18
Class: Antique
Description:

Marked "GARDNER" on the lock plate, two cross scepter proofs on the left rear of the barrel and a "T" on the lower tang. All brass furniture, iron barrel tang and lock assembly, and one-piece straight grip stock with wooden ramrod with a brass tip.

Rating Definition:

Very good plus. The brass components have a very pleasant aged patina. The iron components have a mottled grayish patina with some minor pitting on the barrel tang. The lower tang is raised a bit toward the rear. The stock is fine with some scattered minor dings and dents. The action is good.



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