A pair of flintlock pistols, Johann Steinweg, Munich, circa 1690
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A80s | Live auction | 918 Lots
Hammer price € 4,600Show related lots
Imported Italian two-stage barrels, octagonal then round, with smooth bores in 13.5 mm calibre. At the breeches fullered decoration with struck inscription "Lazarino Cominazzo". The barrel bases with cut leaf mascaron. Cut and engraved locks with signature "Steinweg in München". Iron openwork side plates. Full stocks with smooth iron furniture. Original wooden ramrods with flat iron tips. Length of each 47.5 cm.
Johann von der Steinweg started his apprenticeship in Vienna in 1661, from 1685 onwards recorded as gunsmith in Munich.
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