Muzzle Loading Shotguns
    Unless specified, all guns in this section are muzzle loader shotguns with black powder proof damascus/twist barrels.          
    Abbreviations: SH= Straight Hand.          
Serial No Photo Action Estimated Date Engraving Stock Quality & Style Weight Comments
1.NVN   4b Half Stocked Punt Gun 1925 approx        
1.NVN Photo 28b Flintlock Manstopper Pistol. Sliding Safetry Catch. 3" Octagonal Browned Barrel. UK Scroll Fully stocked, chequered grip, pineapple finial, UK Wooden ramrod with horn tip. 8 1/2" overall
1.NVN Photo 28b pair Overcoat Pistols.Octagonal sighted barrels. Birmingham proof marks. Early 1800's Foliate scroll & inlay Figured walnut full stock. Chequered grip. UK Good condition with some missing or replaced parts.
1.NVN   13b Back action. Percussion. 28" Double Barrel UK Dogs & Stags Well figured, iron butt caps. 14 1/2". UK  
1.NVN   10b Bar action, Percussion Possible Flinter Conversion, 30 1/2" Damascus Twist Single Barrel. Barrel carries 'J Blanch, London'. Rounded Hammer. Prior to 1848 Flowers, Leaves, Shield etc Figured, SH, 1/2 Stocked with silver F'end cap. Chequ. F'end & Wrist. Ornate Trigger guard, makes 1/2 pistol grip. 14" UK Quality Gun but Very Worn
1.NVN Photo 7b  Bar action flint lock, single 32" unusual marbled damascus 1/2 octagonal to round barrel. Platinum plug. 'Blanch' on lock plate. Roller on frizzen spring. Brass furniture. Platinum plaque on top of breech stamped 'J Blanch London'. Prior to 1848 Engraved with birds, foliage etc. Pineapple finial on trigger plate. Figured SH 1/2 stocked. 13 3/4". UK Good condition, quality gun. Unusual barrel material.
1.NVN Photo 10b Bar action, Percussion, 31" Single twist  barrel. Barrel carries no address, 'J Blanch and Son' on Lock. Rounded hammer. Platinum plug. post 1848 50% Bold foliate. Pineapple finial on trigger guard Plain 14" SH 1/2 stocked with horn tip to forend. Iron butt plate. UK 'Good Quality Gun, Some Pitting. Shoots Well.'
12 Photo 20b Percussion Cane Gun. 29" single steel barrel. Brass and steel action mounted on walnut handle. Action signed 'John Blanch & Son' post 1848 Border engraving only Smooth walnut handle. UK Fine condition can gun with nearly all original parts.
1374   Bar Action, Percussion, 30" double barreled. Signed J Blanch London in gold on elevated rib. Flat sided hammers. UK Game engraved UK UK No further details- Stolen
1843 Photo 16b Percussion Rifle for Belted Ball.  32 1/2" Twist barrel. 2 groove rifling, Gold line breech and pierced platinum plug. Safety catch, Set trigger. J Blanch ( No Son) Gracechurch St address. 1840 Scroll &Game Figured half stock, chequered grip, silver forend cap. Uk Very attractive gun in restored condition.
2003 Photo 13b Back Action, Percussion. 29 3/4" twist barrels. Faceted dolphin hammers. 'J Blanch, 29 Gracechurch Street, London' on top rib. Gold line at breech and vented platinum plugs. 1826-1848 95% Bold foliate Figured SH. 15". UK 'Nice quality gun, shoots well. Cased with accessories'
2019   7b  Signed bar lock, Percussion wildfowl. 42" Single octagonal barrel, Gold line, Platinum plug. UK UK Figured 1/2 stock with horn forend tip. UK .Lock pitted overall, Wooden ramrod with brass worm and rammer.
2105 Photo 14b Double barrel percussion sporting gun. 29 1/4" Damascus barrels signed J Blanch (No Son) Prior to 1848 90% Bold Foliate Scroll Figured stock with Pineapple finials UK Fair condition, engraving very worn in places, chequering rubbed off.
3056   12b Side Lock. Percussion Single Barrel with Dolphin Hammer. 31 1/2" Damascus Twist Barrel. Prior to 1855 100% Scroll Well figured. Broken thru wrist. Steel Butt Plate. Horn Tip to Forend. 13 3/4". UK Good Quality . Very prettily engraved.