Lot 2016

A pair of long Dutch military wheellock pistols, circa 1650

The J. Durval Collection of Antique Firearms | A82d | Live auction | 167 Lots

Hammer price € 14,000

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Description

The smooth barrels octagonal, turning to round, in 18 mm calibre. Iron wheellocks with rounded lock plates and external wheels. The walnut full stocks with noses, trigger guards and pommel mounts in iron. Ornamental iron wire inlays and oval mother-of-pearl inlays on the undersides of the pointed oval pommels. Iron-tipped wooden ramrods. Length of each 67 cm.
Provenance: Christie's London, Auction 6667, lot 202

Condition: II +

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