Fri, 27th May 2022 10:00

May Fine Art Catalogue Sale

 
Lot 682
 

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HUGH VERNCOMD, BRISTOL. A RARE GEORGE III DOUBLE-BARRELLED FLINTLOCK COACHING CARBINE BLUNDERBUSS

HUGH VERNCOMD, BRISTOL. A RARE GEORGE III DOUBLE-BARRELLED FLINTLOCK COACHING CARBINE BLUNDERBUSS having separate steel barrels with flared muzzle and octagonal breeches with Birmingham private proofs and “HV” in the rectangle maker’s mark; the break-off breeches allow the barrels to be individually removed; plain slightly rounded locks with swan-neck cocks, signed 'VERNCOMB' - full walnut stock with chequered grip and brass butt-plate, stout trigger guard with pineapple shaped finial.

82.5cm long

Sold for £12,480


 

HUGH VERNCOMD, BRISTOL. A RARE GEORGE III DOUBLE-BARRELLED FLINTLOCK COACHING CARBINE BLUNDERBUSS having separate steel barrels with flared muzzle and octagonal breeches with Birmingham private proofs and “HV” in the rectangle maker’s mark; the break-off breeches allow the barrels to be individually removed; plain slightly rounded locks with swan-neck cocks, signed 'VERNCOMB' - full walnut stock with chequered grip and brass butt-plate, stout trigger guard with pineapple shaped finial.

Auction: May Fine Art Catalogue Sale, Fri, 27th May 2022

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VIEWING DATES & TIMES

To be held at our new saleroom, still situated in Embsay Mills, come to the front as you normally would and we will assist in directing you to the new entrance at the side of the Mill.

Week commencing 16 May
Mon - Fri 10am to 4pm
Sun 22 May 11am-3pm

Week commencing 23 May
Mon - Wed 10am to 4pm
8.30am on sale days

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