British Flintlock Blunderbuss

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This British flintlock blunderbuss has no manufacturer markings and its exact origin is unknown. The barrel has a 1 3/4 opening at its flared muzzle. The barrel, trigger guard, buttplate, and ramrod pipes are all brass.

Price realized: $5,175

The Rock Island Auction Co. based in Rock Island, Illinois, hosted its largest antique gun auction of the decade on April 20, 21 and 22, 2012. The auction generated $12.6 million in sales.