Brass Barrelled Blunderbus with Spring Bayonet

Ref: 483

Price: £3,250

Maker: John Twigg

Date: circa 1770

With 12 inch 3 stage brass barrel, octagonal for 4 inches at the breech, then round with a flared muzzle inscribed London in script on the top flat, border engraved iron tang holding the bayonet release catch, 11 inch bayonet mounted on top of the barrel, plain bevel edged border engraved signed lock with swan neck cock and unbridled frizzen, walnut nearly full stock with brass mounts including butt plate with engraved tang, trigger guard engraved with a flower head on the bow and an acorn finial, brass tipped ramrod.