A Rare Cannon-Igniter, English by Ezekiel Baker & Son, circa 1825

Iron percussion mechanism set within a brass frame, signed E. Baker & Son, London, brass tang and trigger-guard, walnut stock. Ezekiel Baker & Son, Gunmakers at 24 Whitechapel Rd. from 1823-46 were Contractors to Ordinance and East India Company, 1823-36. A scarce and interesting piece, suitable for either a cannon or oddity collector.

Condition: Overall good, with exception of small damage to left side of frame (see photos) and minor worm to stock.

Length: 21” – 53.3 cm.

Price – $2,950