A bone-inlaid wheellock puffer, Nuremberg, circa 1580
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots
Hammer price € 10,000Show related lots
DescriptionOctagonal, 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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