Brass Barrel Blunder Bus, Broken wrist
barrel length: 15 7/8 in. ( 40.3 cm )
Overall: 31 in. ( 78.7 cm )
Wood, iron, and brass flintlock blunderbuss; brass cannon barrel with decorative ring, crimping at bore, and raised shell carving around iron tang; brass furniture with floral trigger guard, shell-shaped escutcheon plate, and decorative side plate with scalloped and floral designs; trumpet head iron ramrod with two pipes; floral engravings on barrel, tail of lockplate, trigger guard, and buttplate; stamped mark at center of brass lockplate; stamped proofs at breech end of barrel.
stamped: lockplate: "HARLEY"
stamped: barrel: "P" "V" (both below crown); "TH"
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