A Double Barrelled Flintlock Sporting Gun by Joseph Bunney 47” overall. 31” 20 bore barrels with blade foresight. Rib engraved ‘LONDON’, 2 gold lines at breech with gold tablets signed ‘Bunney & Son’. Barrels with Birmingham proofs on the underside, both stamped ‘FINE TWISTED STUBBS’ with ‘IB’ maker’s stamp. Florally engraved tang, flat bevelled lockplates engraved with wheat ears and musical trophies, signed ‘BUNNEY & SON’. Throat hole cocks, fully waterproof pans, roller on frizzen spring, frizzen and cocks engraved with wheat ears. Engraved steel mounts comprising scroll trigger guard with pineapple finial engraved with a floral trophy on bow, ramrod pipe engraved with a pineapple and steel butt plate engraved en suite. Finely figured walnut stock, chequered at wrist. Original ebony, brass tipped ramrod.
A fine gun in very good condition, bores good, metalwork and engraving crisp and bright, minor rusting to one pan.