Lot 5570

A flintlock cavalry pistol Mod. 1789, made in 1793

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

Hammer price € 1,600

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Description

Octagonal to round barrel, lightly swamped. Barrel length 320 mm, smooth bore, caliber 18 mm. On the rear barrel top a hard to read maker's mark, most likely "Zuloaga/Eibar". Ahead of maker's mark the engraved herald of Castilia-Leon and the name of the military unit, the "REGIMto DE CABALLa DE VOLVNT". The underside of the barrel marked "1793", acceptance marks "crown/J" and "53". The breechplug also marked "53" (assembly number). Unknown mark "MI". ZThe barrel surface pitted. Iron Miquelet lock with acceptance mark "crown/V", the inside marked "EQVREN" (probably "Eguren/Eibar"). Brass furniture, the lock plate marked "E.D.C.A.C. 2.IV. 6o", belt hook missing, the respective opening closed at the time. Walnut full stock with signs of wear. An old repair under the lock. To the left of the trigger guard marked "AND" (repair mark?). The right hand side of the grip with marking "XIMX". The escutcheon with the emblem of Castilia-Leon. Original ramrod with brass tip. Mechanically sound. Length circa 50 cm. Condition: III Questions about the lot?

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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.