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Mid 18th Century English Antique Stonebow

Mid 18th Century English Antique Stonebow

Regular price £1,750.00 GBP
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An English stonebow, originally used for hunting.

Probably by Barker of Wigan, late 18th century, with robust steel bow retained by a pair of long steel side-plates, with engraved walnut tiller of gun-stock form, fitted with a moulded steel finial at the front.

William Barker is recorded making crossbows in Wigan, Lancashire, circa 1754-86.

Offered for sale with its original string.

Condition - Good as per the images. A further detailed condition report is available upon request.

Size: Length 79 cm  (31")

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