- This blunderbuss was manufactured by H.W. Mortimer, who was one of the premier gunmakers in all of England
- In 1783, Mortimer was appointed gunmaker for King George III
- This is a very large blunderbuss
- “H.W. MORTIMER” is marked very clearly on the gun’s lock
- This blunderbuss is likely one of the earlier guns made during Mortimer’s career
- Likely 1760s
- The gun’s stock shows worming, indicative of its age
- Very nice relief carving under the barrel
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