RARE FRENCH FLINTLOCK HAND-MORTAR SIGNED 'MOYNAT A LYON' CIRCA 1780

PLEASE CLICK IMAGE TO VIEW - RARE FRENCH FLINTLOCK HAND-MORTAR SIGNED 'MOYNAT A LYON' CIRCA 1780 - with heavy muti-stage bronze barrel with raised mouldings and central swelling and then tapering towards the breach, applied steel plate at the touch hole, flat bevelled lock signed forward of the cock in script 'Moynat a Lyon' with fine quality mechanism, walnut contoured fullstock with raised border around the tang, lock and back plate and finely carved around the forend, iron mounts including trigger guard with finial, back plate, butt plate and circular plate to the underside of the forend with screw retaining the barrel. In fine condition, one small pegged repair to the toe of the stock where a small triangular of wood has come away, otherwise the whole in an incredible state of preservation.  Bore 5.2cm. 57.5cm overall. 3.2kg.  Very rarely seen for sale in the private market.

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Price: £12,000.00
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