Lot 5162

An Austrian air rifle by Schembor in Vienna, circa 1800

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

Description

Octagonal, smooth, slightly rough barrel in 10.5 mm calibre with brass bead sight, signed at top. Finely engraved iron lock with side plate and en suite engraved brass lock housing. Screw-on iron air reservoir and lightly carved walnut forestock with brass furniture, in front of the trigger guard a release lever for the break action. The bluing of the barrel patinated, iron parts slightly spotty. Length 112 cm.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

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.