Lot 5166

An etched South German cartridge box for wheel-lock puffers, circa 1580

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

Hammer price € 3,800

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Description

Semi-circular container of sheet iron with flat back. Spring-loaded lid with midrib and release button. The obverse etched all-over with fine scrolling leaves, partially rubbed. In the inner wooden core with four cartridge holders and iron cover plate. A movable iron ring on either side, two angular slits at back. Attached brass collection number. Height 12.5 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.