Lot 2142

A German or Dutch all-metal flintlock pistol, circa 1640/50

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

Hammer price € 4,400

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Description

Two-stage smooth-bore barrel, octagonal then round, in 15 mm calibre. Hollow-forged shaft, the lock with an external frizzen spring. The cock mechanism with main spring, attached openly on the right side. Openwork butt cap. Iron ramrod inset below the barrel. Length 47 cm.
A rare, early all-metal flintlock pistol, similar to those produced by Jan Cloeter of Düsseldorf.

Provenance: Hermann Historica, auction 50, lot 2770.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

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.