Lot 5038

A pair of North German or Flemish military wheellock pistols, circa 1650

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

Hammer price € 9,000

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Description

Round barrels with slender chiselled midrib, smooth bores in 12.5 mm calibre. Either barrel root struck twice with a fleur-de-lis mark. Locks with slightly domed lock plates, the external wheels with engraved "S". Spring-loaded pan covers with release buttons. One hub shortened, lock mechanisms resinous and in need of cleaning. Ebonised wooden full stocks with smooth iron furnitures. One pistol with crack and small losses at the butt stock, the second pistol with cracks on the sideplate and a small loss over the trigger. Original wooden ramrods with iron tip plates. Length 57.5 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.