Lot 3459: 3 ANTIQUE LARGE CALIBER FIREARMS.

Est: $800 - $1,300
$475 2 bids
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Poulin Antiques & Auctions

May 9, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, US
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Description: 1) BLUNDERBUSS PARTS. Cal. 2 1/2" muzzle bell. NSN. 17 1/2" Bbl. Original unmarked bbl. No functional lock. There is a lock plate shaped cover over the internal mechanism. Original brass trigger guard, buttplate, ramrod thimble & entry thimble. Iron ramrod. Wooden stock has a lightly carved design on the right side of the butt. CONDITION: bbl. has a cleaned, dark mottled patina. Brass has a mellow patina. Ramrod may be original. Stock is heavily stamped in 2 places "O B". Stock has a crack & a loss at the right front near the muzzle. Several useful original parts or an excellent restoration project. Poor bore. (01-14426/BF). 2) FLINTLOCK RAMPART / RAIL GUN. Cal. approx. 1 1/4". NSN. 23 1/2" Bbl. w/ 3 deeply sunk shield marks that appear to have a crown above & fleur de lis above & below. Bbl. tang appears separately added. Lg. lock w/ brass pan appears to be either reconverted or more likely repaired at the touch hole. Iron trigger guard & crude hand forged bbl. bands w/ punched decoration. Heavy wooden stock w/ rudimentary carving in various places around the stock. An exceptionally heavy gun. CONDITION: iron has a dark ancient patina. Bbl. bands are loose. No ramrod. Stock has numerous worm holes & has minor losses around the lock & a more significant loss at the top rear of the butt. Lock does not seem to function. Poor bore. (01-14428/BF). 3) FLINTLOCK CUT DOWN RAMPART OR DECK GUN. Cal. approx. 80. NSN. 15 3/4" Oct. to rnd. shortened bbl. This is a partial, cut down version of a heavy rampart or deck gun likely from the last half of the 18th century. It is currently nonfunctional. Complete original flint style lock. Shortened oak stock. Painted "11/9" in white to the rear of the lock & stamped at the butt "MA/1527". CONDITION: bbl & lock have a light gray heavily cleaned finish. No trigger mechanism, buttplate or ramrod. Remaining stock shows great wear w/ numerous extra holes & cut outs presumably for missing parts. Poor bore. (01-14430/BF). ALL ANTIQUE. $800-1300 for lot.
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Shipping Terms: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense.
* Shipping cost: Whatever the cost is from the carrier. All ammunition firearms (including antiques) are shipped with adult signature required. Any item(s) shipped with a value of $1000.00 and up is shipped with signature required.
POLICIES:
* Shipping does not begin until the following Friday. This is a multiple day event that covers our preview, our auction and James D. Julia's Auction, because of this, shipping cannot start until both auctions are done.
* Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
* We reserve the right to not ship an item if we feel an item is too fragile or bulky for us to handle.
* We are happy to assist you in your shipping needs but please understand that we will try to expedite your shipment when requested, but we make no guarantee that it can be completed in such a time frame as you may request or in the manner that you may request.
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