Thursday, November 28, 2013

Antique Blunderbuss



















Photographed at the 2013 Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show by Jan Riser.

5 comments:

  1. Sorry guys, looks like an older replica at both first and second glance

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  2. I have seen this gun in person and I must say that the previous comment is quite comical.

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  3. Appears to show a lot in common with first pattern Baker rifle. Trigger bow, rammer pipe,patch box shape and lid. The raised cheek piece and barrel keys also look like those on
    the Baker

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  4. I have seen this weapon, in fact have compared it to my original first mod. Baker rifle, and original Baker carbine. This is in my opinion an original weapon, and may I add a very rare one. I suggest reading "Bakers Remarks On The Rifle", by Ezekiel Baker. He has an entire chapter on the "bursting of Blunderbusses"
    This is not a cut down rifle or carbine. It was made as a blunderbuss. Hardware was sized to stock. Lock may have been replaced, but fits the mortice nicely. A Great find !



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  5. I also have seen this Weapon. It is an Original.

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