A Fine Flintlock Blunderbuss by Harrison of London. With belled three stage barrel, stamped with London proofs at the breech, engraved steel tang, decorated with scrolling foliage, double border line engraved lock, signed â€˜HARRISONâ€™ cock decorated en suite, full-stocked in walnut with a raised apron around the tang and early, â€˜hand-railâ€™ stock, brass furniture comprising foliate engraved side-plate, butt plate and trigger guard with acorn finial, turned ramrod pipes with brass mounted ramrod. In very good clean order.
John 2 Gunmaker, Swan St., Minories, c1770. Contractor to Ordnance, 1777-8; East India Co., 1774-9. Contracts continued by widow, Penelope and son-in-law, James Thompson.
Howard L. Blackmore (1986) Gunmakers Of London, 1350-1850. George Shumway Publisher. USA.
Barrel Length: 16.5 Inches (41.91 cm)
Overall Length: 31 Inches (78.75 cm)