Catalogue Auction Information Arms & Armour Auction(#121217) 12/12/2017 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED Lot 9 of 300: An 18-bore 18th Century Spanish flintlock sporting gun by Guiano, 36.5inch sighted two-stage tapering barrel with slightly flared muzzle, chiselled with a band of foliage at the transitional point and inset with gold maker's tablets at the breech and further inlaid in silver J,N L,A, the brass panned lock with maker's stamp shrouded on either side with engraved acanthus scrolls, full stock carved with foliate flourishes at the barrel tang and ramrod pipe, plain steel mounts with the exception of Click image to enlarge PreviousNext Lot closed - Winning bid:£440 () Estimate: £300 - £400 Remove from watchlist Add to watchlist Ask a question Arms & Armour Auction(#121217) 12/12/2017 10:00 AM GMT CLOSED Description Description: An 18-bore 18th Century Spanish flintlock sporting gun by Guiano, 36.5inch sighted two-stage tapering barrel with slightly flared muzzle, chiselled with a band of foliage at the transitional point and inset with gold maker's tablets at the breech and further inlaid in silver J,N L,A, the brass panned lock with maker's stamp shrouded on either side with engraved acanthus scrolls, full stock carved with foliate flourishes at the barrel tang and ramrod pipe, plain steel mounts with the exception of the trigger guard which is set with a further gold maker's tablet, ivory capped wooden ramrod. 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