A French military wheellock pistol, circa 1630
From castles and palaces - selected art and works of art from antiquity to the 20th century | A87p | Live auction | 91 Lots
Starting Price € 7,500
DescriptionThe slightly conical, octagonal, smooth-bore barrel in 12.5 mm calibre. Remnants of a mark struck at the breech. The lock with external wheel, a mark struck on the lock plate (a star above an escutcheon). The pan with a sliding lid. Typical, V-shaped lock side plate. Finely ridged full stock with iron nose. Iron trigger guard, wooden ramrod. Length 59 cm. Rare French wheellock pistol in outstanding condition.
Condition: II +
In excellent, arsenal-maintained condition, no damage or repairs. Questions about the lot?