Massive British Proofed Flintlock Brass Barrel Blunderbuss

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Massive British Proofed Flintlock Brass Barrel Blunderbuss
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There are no maker markings with the left side of the barrel at the breech stamped with a series of proofs (star/[illegible]B, crown/GP, crown/V). The action and barrel tang are iron while the barrel, trigger guard, buttplate, and ramrod pipes are brass. The barrel has a flared muzzle with a 1 3/4 inch opening. The smooth stock has a flat buttplate which has an engraving on the tang. Comes with a brass tipped wooden ramrod.
BBL: 26 3/4 inch round
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 1 3/4 Inch
Finish: bright
Serial Number: NSN
Condition: Very good. The action and barrel tang have a mottled bright appearance. The brass has an attractive patina. The lock plate is loose but hammer cocks and releases when trigger is pulled. The stock is very good with a couple minor cracks near the lock plate and a number of minor handling marks overall.