Lot 5035

A profusely bone-inlaid South German wheel-lock puffer with etched barrel, circa 1590

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

Description

Octagonal, after girdle round and smooth barrel in 14 mm calibre with conically reinforced muzzle. On the top of the barrel an ornamental etching on blackened ground. Chiselled wheel-lock with florally engraved hammer, closed wheel cover and spring-loaded safety lever. The pan cover with engraved mascaron at top and release button. The walnut stock inlaid all-over with engraved and blackened hop blossoms, birds and portrait busts. On the bottom of the ball pommel a bone inlay with engraved and blackened mascaron. The side plate with bolted belt hook. Wooden ramrod with engraved bone tip. Fine condition. Length 54 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.