Indian blunderbuss decorated with inlaid gold. Originally the gun had no sights. The lock is of British make and it is inscribed with a lion holding a crown and another crown is shown with the number 3 beneath it. The barrel is attached to the stock by metal pins which run through the stock and into small holes drilled through lugs at the base of the barrel. The stock is decorated by strips of shaped brass, and inlaid pieces of horn or ivory, and pieces of mother of pearl (parts are missing). A steel ramrod is positioned in the stock beneath the barrel and a leather suspension strap is attached to the underside of the gun.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 955 x 210 x 110mm (37 5/8 x 8 1/4 x 4 5/16")
Marks/Inscriptions: Crown 3; Type of mark: Proof mark; Method: Stamped
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