A German wheellock puffer with carved stock, probably Suhl, ca. 1580/90
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A90s | Live auction | 77 Lots
DescriptionOctagonal to round barrel with swamped muzzle. Smooth bore in cal. 14 mm. Ornamental engravings at the breech. The lock with covered wheel and a safety lever. Spring-loaded pan cover with button release. The side plate with a screw-mounted belt hook. Walnut fullstock with finely carved decorations, a bird near the sideplate, a nobleman in contemporary clothing on the handle. The pommel cap showing a portrait. Some minor restorations on the forend, a chip on the underside. Original ramrod with iron flute and a restored crack. Length 54.5 cm.
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