A Flintlock Blunderbuss Pistol by Carr. With three-stage octagonal to round, belled, brass barrel and action in one piece. With turned ramrod pipes beneath, border engraved action and signed within an oval to the left â€˜Carrâ€™ and â€˜Lynnâ€™ to the right, engraved thumb-piece safety catch, trigger guard engraved with flower head, wooden ramrod, stamped with London proofs.
CARR [about 1720]
Shop at Lymm, Cheshire. Made flintlock fowling pieces.
A. Merwyn Carey (1954) English, Irish and Scottish Firearms Makers, Acro Publishing Company, New York.