Thursday, 6 February 2020

Brass Barrelled Blunderbuss.




 Brass Barrelled Blunderbuss.


                                               Image courtesy of  Thomas Del Mar Ltd..
                                                                 7th December 2011 

Marked under the Irish Registration Act 1843 for Monaghan (MN 6485). 
Proof to barrel "P" in oval stamped twice. 

Dave Stroud ramrodantiques.co.uk

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Pigot's & Co., Trades Directory of Dublin (Gunmakers/Smiths. 1824.


                                           Pigot's & Co., 

                                  Dublin Trades Directory 

1824.


                                  Image courtesy of The National Library of Ireland                                               

Dave Stroud. ramrodantiques,co,uk

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Wm & Jn Rigby Belt Pistols. 1839.


W & J Rigby

Gunmakers 

Dublin

1839

 

A fabulous pair of 11 bore back action lock belt pistols by Wm & Jn Rigby.

All parts clearly marked with the serial No: 8388/8389. These pistols sold in 1839 to "Nugent". Please refer to: Great British Gunmakers Messrs Rigby 1760-1869 by D.H.L.Back. Pge. 84.

Our thanks to the owner for photography and permission to publish.

Dave Stroud. ramrodantiques.co.uk

 

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

ST 805 Brass Barrelled Blunderbuss. Rigby..



Rigby  (Locked)

Blunderbuss

ST 805  (South Tipperary)




  "HP" (Humphrey Pickfatt Jnr?) Proof Mark. 

Crowned Gunmakers Proof and View mark.

In all probability this weapon has been re-locked.

Our special thanks to the owner for images and permission to publish.

Dave Stroud. ramrodantiques.co.uk

 

Tuesday, 7 January 2020

William Dickinson. Glass Gunpowder.


Agent

William Rigby

19 Suffolk Street

Dublin



Image courtesy of The British Newspaper Archive.
c.1825

Sunday, 29 December 2019

George J. Alexander Merchant. Dublin.


George J. Alexander

Merchant

Dublin



Image courtesy of The British Newspaper Archive.

Dave Stroud ramrodantiques.co.uk

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Dublin Trades Directory (Gunmakers) 1781



                                           Dublin Trades Directory ( Gunmakers)

     

 1781


Alley
Lewis

2 Palace St

Dalton
Edward

46 College Green

Devine
Thomas

3 Abbey St

Edwards
William

24 Castle St

Hutchinson
Michael

40 Dame St

Morton
William

31 Skinner Row

Rainsford
James

29 Dame St.

Thorp
Thomas

Darby Sq










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