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firearm part: barrel

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  • Other titles
    blunderbuss barrel [bronze] (descriptive name)
  • Description
    bronze blunderbuss barrel, not dated
    bronze barrel; probably off blunderbuss - either percussion or flintlock; octagonal at base (90mm), then 16 sided (60mm) then round (230mm); 390mm long; 35mm diameter at muzzle; proof marks
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firearm part: barrel, A7037, Photographed by Richard NG, digital, 17 Feb 2017, © Auckland Museum CC BY
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  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, A7037
  • Notes
    bronze blunderbuss barrel, nd
    Could be off either a flintlock or percussion blunderbuss
  • Production
    Unknown (gunmaker)
    [Late 18th Century-Early 19th Century]
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › bronze
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 390mm
      (base (90mm), then 16 sided (60mm) then round (230mm) 390mm long 35mm diameter at muzzle)
    • 0 - Whole diameter : 35mm
      (at muzzle)
  • Classification
  • Record created
    22 December 2014

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