A flintlock blunderbuss, with brass three-stage barrel engraved ‘E’, a coronet above for Exeter, circa 1680.

The lock engraved with strawberry foliage and a monster, full stock, full brass mounts, including both the pierced scroll side-plate and the trigger-guard decorated en-suite with the lock, the butt-plate inscribed ‘No. 5’, and with its original ramrod, unsigned, barrel 41cm, overall 75cm.
This was one of the weapons taken by the 5th Earl of Exeter (1648-1700) and his party when he travelled to the Continent on the Grand Tour.

REFERENCE: ARM20036

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