Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading blunderbuss - By Iellson

Flintlock muzzle-loading blunderbuss - By Iellson

Date

1760

Object Number

XII.1366

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Brass barrel belling at muzzle and band of moulding 1 in from muzzle. The breech with LONDON and an oval with crowned GP and crowned V and a rectagular and circular mark with HB. Tang chiselled .
Plain lock signed IELLSON(?) YORK .
Brass mounts the trigger guard with acorn finial and screw plate with pierced military trophy. Brass butt plate and oval escutcheon with top acorn finial. Steel ramrod with worm covered by brass cap.

Dimensions

BarrelLength18.94 inches
BarrelLength481 mm
OverallLength880 mm
OverallWeight2.83 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.94 in

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