Lot 151

A private purchase musket, probably for an Army officer, by Jover of London. William Jover was making firearms at least between 1784 and 1796. Round steel barrel of 42 inches (107cm), smooth bore of around .67 bore (17mm). Steel lock plate marked JOVER, barrel marked LONDON and with approval stamps. Walnut stock, brass trigger guard and butt plate. Brass side plate engraved. Mechanism all working. Ramrod a replacement and too short. Overall length 58 inches (147cm). (1)

Estimate: £1,900-£2,100