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Original British Flintlock Brass Barrel Blunderbuss Pistol with Spring Bayonet by Riviere - Marked HINDE

Regular price $6,995.00

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This is a magnificent condition brass frame and blunderbuss barrel pistol circa 1815-1820 made by Isaac Riviere who worked in London from 1815 until 1841.

The brass barrel is engraved on the top as follows:

FOR HIS MAJESTYS REVENUE CUTTER HINDE

The spring bayonet is mounted in the center beneath the barrel and is activated by pulling the trigger guard towards the grip. Comes complete with brass tipped wooden ramrod mounted on the left hand side of the barrel.

The brass box lock is marked RIVIERE on the left side plate and LONDON on the right with British proofs on the underside of the barrel.

The wood grip bears an oval silver escutcheon plate on which is engraved a "Fouled Anchor over the initials W. S..

This is a very rare tax collector’s flintlock pistol from the time of the Napoleonic Wars and immediately afterward.

Measures 12.5 in overall length.

NOTE: International orders of antique firearms MUST be shipped using UPS WW Services (courier). USPS Priority Mail international will not accept these.

Shipping Restrictions

    This product is not available for shipping in US state(s)
    New Jersey


    This product is available for international shipping.

Legal Information

  • IMA considers all of our antique guns as non-firing, inoperable and/or inert. Title 18, U.S. Code, Section 921(a)(16) defines antique firearms as all guns made prior to 1899. This law exempts antique firearms from any form of gun control or special engineering because they are not legally considered firearms. No FFL, C&R or any license is required to posses, transport, sell or trade Antique guns. All rifles and muskets sold by IMA that were manufactured prior to 1899 are considered Antiques by the US BATF (United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms). Therefore, all of IMA's Antique guns may be shipped to all US States and most nations around the world.

    These antique guns are not sold in live condition. They are sold as collector’s items or as wall hangers. Any attempt at restoring an antique gun to be operational is strongly discouraged and is done so at the risk of the customer. By purchasing an antique gun from IMA you thereby release IMA, its employees and corporate officers from any and all liability associated with use of our Antique guns.

    Pre-1899 Manufacture, no licenses required, allowed to ship to almost any deliverable address across the globe. Please note that for international shipping, these MUST be shipped using UPS WW Services.

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