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    Scarce Variant C. 1800 Irish Constabulary Blunderbuss Converted to Percussion with Dublin D-C 2599 Marked on the Top Barrel Flat. 29 1/2" overall, with 1 3/8" bore, cannon turned 14 1/2" brass barrel. Barrel perfect with British proofs with nice dark untouched patina. All brass furniture with decorative engraving at the breech, the elaborate pineapple finial trigger guard, and butt plate with 3 1/4" tang. Lock also decoratively engraved at the tail. Drum type conversion with screw slot on the face of the drum. Barrel held in place with two iron wedges. Very nicely figured stock excellent with dark smooth patina. A small hairline just forward of the lock with a tiny chip, a small chip on the right side of the barrel tang, and a small chip at the front of the ramrod channel, all minor. Also some scattered tiny wormholes on the rear portion of the buttstock, very minor and not affecting soundness. Very scarce 'skeleton' form butt stock with relief carved panel where it joins the wrist. There is no ramrod. A most unusual example of this scarce blunderbuss form in very desirable condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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