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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Calvert of Leeds
Culture:British; English
Title:Blunderbuss
Date Made:Early 19th century
Type:Armament; Fishing/Trapping/Hunting
Materials:Walnut, steel, and flint
Place Made:Europe; United Kingdom; Great Britain; England; Leeds
Measurements:Overall: 42 1/16 in x 8 9/16 in x 2 1/2 in; 106.8 cm x 21.7 cm x 6.4 cm
Accession Number:  MH SK L.B.1.6
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
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Description:
British flintlock blunderbuss with 13 inch top spring bayonet, released by finger catch on top of barrel near hammer. 14 3/4 inch round barrel, 13/16 smooth bore, 1 3/8 inch muzzle. Full length walnut stock with checkered grip. Horn tipped wooden ramrod. Plain brass butt plate and engraved brass trigger guard. Lock plate engraved and marked CALVERTS. Top of barrel marked LEEDS with two old proof marks. S stamped on under side of butt. Complete and in good condition.
Weight: 6 1/4 lbs
See Bannerman's catalogue 1933 - p.19 - #8702

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