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 ‘Carr’ and ‘Lynn’ 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.