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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
C1840 flintlock unmarked heavy slug gun - $950.00

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C1840 flintlock unmarked heavy slug gun. 37-1/2" octagon barrel, of about 1-7/16" across. Approximately 20 pound weight. Has an attractive dark patina overall with some scattered light pitting. Barrel has 4 empty sight mortises and one peep sight, also has 3 threaded holes on either side of the barrel, possibly for sights installed over the years. Stock is fair, having two long slivers missing from the forearm edge and one crack, also a crack in the wrist that is secured well with 2 screws. Toe of the butt is marked M402. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.