Lot 5045

A silver-mounted flintlock rifle, Friedrich Ostermann, Copenhagen, circa 1710/20

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


Round barrel with offset centre rib, smooth bore in 18.5 mm calibre. Sanded barrel surface, partially slightly pitted. The breech decorated with chiselled scrolling leaves. Lightly chiselled flintlock with engraved signature "F. Ostermann Copenhagen".
Walnut full stock carved with rocailles, lightly coloured horn nose. Smooth silver furniture, the escutcheon engraved with a coat of arms surmounted by a tournament helmet. Wood ramrod with horn tip and threaded sleeve with bullet mould. Length 133 cm.
Friedrich Ostermann, proven 1684 - 1719 in Copenhagen, working for the Danish royal court, became the person in charge for the ceremonial weapons at Rosenborg Castle.

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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.