Austrian-style muzzle-loader - David Swan Collection
Austrian-style muzzle-loader - David Swan Collection.
With thanks to Rod Meek of Anderson & Garland Auctioneers (www.andersonandgarland.com) for permission to post these pics of a gun auctioned in 2015.
"A restored Austrian style flask-butt single shot muzzle loading air gun, the 27in. flat-top barrel with bead foresight, short walnut fore-end hammer lock and plate engraved with acorn finial, the left-hand side brass plate also engraved with similar acorn finial, the round top brass action cover fitted a bypass button and foliate engraving, later steel trigger guard, black painted flask-butt with rounded end.