A pair of North German or Flemish military wheellock pistols, circa 1650
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A83s | Live auction | 725 Lots
Hammer price € 9,000Show related lots
DescriptionRound 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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