Superb example of a steel barrel blunderbuss

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Date: 1790

A fine late 18th Century Flintlock Blunderbuss by Ryan & Son, London, the twist steel barrel octagonal at the breech retains the original browning, the top flat engraved LONDON, with foliate engraved and signed lockplate, slide safety, steel ramrod pipes and foliate engraved double scroll trigger guard with pineapple finial, the steel butt plate tang engraved with a musical trophy, the walnut stock with chequered grip and steel mounted wood ramrod with horn tip

Origin: england