Lot 2068

A profusely bone-inlaid South German wheellock puffer with etched barrel, circa 1590

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

Hammer price € 12,000

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Description

Octagonal, after girdle round and smooth barrel in 14 mm calibre with conically reinforced muzzle. On the top of the barrel an ornamental etching on blackened ground. Chiselled wheellock with florally engraved hammer, closed wheel cover and spring-loaded safety lever. The pan cover with engraved mascaron at top and release button. The walnut stock inlaid all-over with engraved and blackened hop blossoms, birds and portrait busts. On the bottom of the ball pommel a bone inlay with engraved and blackened mascaron. The side plate with bolted belt hook. Wooden ramrod with engraved bone tip. Fine condition. Length 54 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).