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LOT 0291

GBP (£) 600 - 800
EUR (€) 690 - 920
USD ($) 740 - 990

Sold for (Inc. bp): £780


1730-1830 A.D.
45 1/2 in. (3.70 kg, 116 cm).

Converted from a flintlock of about 3/4" bore with lock modified having 77cm (30¾") rifled barrel swamped to muzzle with set and hair triggers, with full wood stock and shaped butt with patch compartment and sliding top and fitted with brass butt plate, trigger guard, ferrules and engraved side plates and a bone fore-end; the wood ramrod with bone tip; fitted with hinged sling loops; action working well to half cock, full cock and set.

Acquired from M J Noble, UK, 2015.
The Kusmirek Collection, UK.

Accompanied by copy of an invoice and information.

Sold as an exempt item under Section 58 (2) of the Firearms Act, 1968, to be held as a curiosity or ornament. No license required but buyer must be over 18 years of age. Overseas bidders should note that, due to UK regulations governing export of all firearms, overseas buyers will need to make arrangements for shipping this lot out of the UK directly, by air freight, with a specialist company or agent.