A rare iron barrelled English Flintlock Coaching Blunderbuss with a top spring bayonet, made by P. BOND of Cornhill London, circa 1790-1810. Iron barrel with swamped muzzle aprox 14 inches long. Top of barrel engraved with the maker's name & address, set on top with a spring loaded folding bayonet. Brass trigger guard, sideplate and butt-plate. Condition is very good overall with some very minor signs of normal wear and use. Action works fine. Overall length approx 29 inches. This blunderbuss could quite easily have been issued and carried on one of the mail coaches of the era. A very scarce and much sought after item. Philip Bond had a workshop at 45 Cornhill, London from circa 1794 - 1816. Ref 8990. (Also please see the Coaching gorget that we have for sale Ref 9293.)
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