BARNETT OF LONDON SWIVEL GUN
Guns International #: 101253325 Seller's Inventory #: ANTIQUE
Category: Antique Rifles - Blunderbuss - Shotguns - English
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Seller: Carolina Sporting Arms
Company: Carolina Sporting Arms
Member Since: 9/18/07
First Name: Phillip
Last Name: Reynolds
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Phone: (704) 554-9511
Fax: (704) 554-9551
Number of Active Listings: 183
Total Number of Listings: 5524
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: VISA,MC,,DISCOVERY,BANK CHECK, however AMERICAN EXPRESS IS (3%) ADDED FEE
Barnett Percussion Swivel Gun 1.25" BORE , THESE ARE RARE AS THE SMALLER BREECH LOADING CANONS WERE BEING MADE DURING THE END OF THE CIVIL WAR,VERY FEW OF THE EARLY FLINTLOCKS EXIST ANYMORE.
Some of these guns have been dated to the late 1840s-1860s and are believed to have been mounted to Royal Navy ships. The Barnett family were major suppliers to the British government as well as the Confederacy and fur trade. The barrel has a roughly 1 1/4" inch bore that flares to 2 3/8 inches at the muzzle and a single "crown/cross scepter" proof, and the lock is marked "BARNETT/LONDON" at the center. An iron swivel mount is fitted through the forend, and the stock has "BARNETT/GUNMAKERS/LONDON" in an oval on the right side of the buttstock. WEIGHS 25 LBS,BARREL IS 23"