Lot 5036

A long, bone-inlaid South German wheellock pistol, circa 1630

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

Hammer price € 7,500

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Description

Octagonal to round barrel with smooth bore in 14 mm calibre. Lock with external wheel, spring-loaded pan cover with release button. Walnut stock with rich inlays of engraved and blackened bone. Portrayal of birds and archaic figures between chip inlays, the sideplate decorated with a nymph. Fullered ebony pommel cap. Partially small losses at the chip inlays, one inlay replaced at the backstrap, one inlay at the edge of the pommel missing. Length 65 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.