Lot 2106

A chiselled wheellock rifle, Rainer, Graz, circa 1720

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A89s | Live auction | 1043 Lots

Hammer price € 4,200

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Description

Slightly swamped, seven-groove rifled, octagonal barrel in 13 mm calibre with dovetailed iron front sight and adjustable rear sight. The signature "RAINER IN GRATZ" inlaid in silver at the breech, silver banding in front of the breech plug. The wheellock finely engraved with floral ornaments and hunting scenes, double set trigger. The walnut full stock with floral carving on the side opposite the lock and a horn nose. Openwork, inlaid brass furniture. An old brass plaque bearing the inventory number "No. 5" on the underside of the butt. The wooden ramrod and horn tip of later date. Length 122 cm.

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General Information

The auction includes 1044 lots and starts on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 3044. The pre-sale view will take place from 19 - 22 May, 25, 29 and 31 May 2021. However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll up.