Lot 2066

A South German bone-inlaid wheellock puffer with chiselled, gilt barrel and lock, circa 1580

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

Hammer price € 17,000

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Description

Smooth, octagonal to round barrel in 13 mm calibre with conical, reinforced muzzle. The top of the barrel deeply chiselled all-over with a floral décor between two cartouches with a portrait and a warrior, respectively. Chiselled wheellock with gilt lockplate decorated en suite with a floral design. The external wheel with bolted openwork wheel cover, spring-loaded pan cover, release button and safety lever. Walnut stock decorated nearly all-over with bone inlays of engraved bands and spirals. On the compressed ball pommel an engraved warrior head. The sideplate with bolted iron belt hook. Wooden ramrod with iron tip. Exceptionally elaborately crafted pistol in fine condition. Length 51 cm.

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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).