Lot 2005

A silver-mounted Bulgarian miquelet lock gun, 18th century

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A90s | Live auction | 874 Lots

Hammer price € 2,500

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Description

Two-stage, long, smooth-bore barrel, octagonal then round, in 16 mm calibre with copper front sight and silver rear sight. Silver-plated, florally engraved miquelet lock embellished with three corals (part of the cocking lever on the cock is missing). The lock and forearm completely covered in diamond-shaped mother-of-pearl inlays, affixed with ornamental studs, the butt with star-shaped brass inlays and a velvet cover (of later date). Seven silver barrel bands with hammered floral ornaments and en suite panelling on the forearm. No ramrod. Length 150.5 cm. A leather carrying strap attached.

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General Information

The auction starts on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 2001 - 2876. The pre-sale view will take place from 15 - 20 Nov. 2021 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).