Lot 5037

A pair of long bone-inlaid wheellock pistols, Teschen, circa 1630

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


Octagonal, after chiselled section round barrels with smooth bore in calibre 12.5 mm. Smooth wheellocks with external wheel, spring-loaded pan cover and slightly domed lockplate. The walnut stocks inlaid all-over with engraved and blackened bone in the form of fruit bundles, animals, hunting scenes and scrolling leaves, either pistol with bone nose. Trigger guard, pommel caps and ramrod holders made of iron, the original wooden ramrods with engraved bone tips. Good condition, however one pistol with two small inlay losses. Length of either pistol 58.5 cm.

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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.