This is a
wonderful gun by Al Edge of Old Dominion Arms (http://www.aledge.com/)
located just north of Richmond, Va.
blunderbusses are hard to find these days unless you get
one custom made or buy a crappy India made piece.
This gun features
a brass 20" barrel by Ed Rayl in 10 gauge. It is 1¼"
at the breech and has a 2" diameter muzzle. The
stock is a very nice piece of curly maple with a hand
rubbed oil finish. The brass hardware is typical 1st
Model Bess parts. The lock is a Chamber's early round
face Va. style. The lock and breech plug have been color
case hardened. The rest of the steel parts including the
screws have been niter blued. There are nicely done nick
and dot border engraving to keep it from being too
plain. The fit and finish is very well done with good
This is a really
fine piece and would work well for F&I, Rev War and
later. It would be good for a coach/mail guard,
highwayman, gentleman or as a military piece. Even
for home defense today, you point this at someone and
the sight of that bore will make them stop whatever they
Weight is 8 lbs.
Pull is 15".