A Brescian snaphaunce-lock pistol, 2nd half of the 17th century
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | O88s | Online auction | 997 Lots
DescriptionTwo-stage, smooth-bore barrel, octagonal turning to round after a girdle, in 13 mm calibre. Modestly chiselled snaphaunce lock. Dark full stock with iron inlays of decorative tendrils, chiselled, openwork trigger guard and finely chiselled butt cap. Iron ramrod with a baluster-shaped iron tip. A small replacement at the lock plate and an old repair above the butt cap. Modestly chiselled snaphaunce lock (the lock action defective). Length 27 cm. Interesting early pistol.
Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?