Lot 5031

A bone-inlaid wheellock puffer, Nuremberg, circa 1580

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots

Hammer price € 10,000

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Description

Octagonal, after girdle smooth and round barrel in 12 mm calibre with reinforced muzzle. Nuremberg acceptance mark and other unknown mark at the breech. Wheellock with engraved hammer. External wheel with spring-loaded pan cover, release button and safety lever. Spur mark struck on the lockplate. Light-coloured walnut stock profusely decorated with engraved and blackened bone inlays in the form of stripes and hop blossoms. On the compressed ball pommel a blossom-shaped bone inlay. Original wooden ramrod with iron thread and engraved bone tip. Two small inlays replaced behind the barrel. Length 46 cm.

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General Information

The auction includes 726 lots and starts on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 5001 - 5727. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.