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European handheld blunderbuss pistol with back-action percussion, ca. 1804.

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Non-wreck Artifacts Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 750.00 USD
European handheld blunderbuss pistol with back-action percussion, ca. 1804.
SOLD
700.00USDto wompus+ (122.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2017 Nov 03 @ 12:44UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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European handheld blunderbuss pistol with back-action percussion, ca. 1804. 1,1139 grams, 16" long. Heavy octagon-to-round flared brass barrel with ring turnings, engraved owner's initials "PYS" on top of barrel, walnut stock, and engraved brass mounts. Percussion cap box in stock with cover missing, walnut stock with incised decorations. Popular naval boarding weapon used by horsemen in South America and the Mexican-American War. Good condition with well patinated wood and brass, several small edge cracks, cap box and butt missing. With photo-certificate.