English Gardner Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory Start Price:1,400.00 USD Estimated At:2,750.00 - 3,500.00 USD
English Gardner Brass Barrel Flintlock Blunderbuss
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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.
BBL: 15 5/8 inch round
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 1 3/4 Inch
Finish: bright
Serial Number: NSN
Condition: 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.