Lot 76

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

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Description

The 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 +
Condition Report:
In excellent, arsenal-maintained condition, no damage or repairs. Questions about the lot?

General Information

The post-auction sales to our "From castles and palaces - selected art and works of art from antiquity to the 20th century" auction from Sept. 25, 2020 has already started, and will run all the way through Nov. 6, 2020. Until then you can purchase all unsold lots at the starting price plus the buyers premium of 25%.