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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 142

    A CATALAN MIQUELET-LOCK BLUNDERBUSS-PISTOL BY CARBONELL, BARCELONA

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CATALAN MIQUELET-LOCK BLUNDERBUSS-PISTOL BY CARBONELL, BARCELONA
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    With blued iron barrel formed in two stages, polygonal and belled towards the muzzle, chiselled with bands of leaves at the muzzle and girdle, the breech section with maker's stamps of Carbonell (Neue Støckel 7217 and 7218) and inlaid with silver scrollwork, lightly engraved blued patilla lock, the outer face of the steel with maker's stamp of Pere Torrento (Neue Støckel 1105), walnut full stock inlaid with pierced engraved silver rococo plaques retained by silver nails, the pommel and fore-end bound with silver bands, belt-hook, and chiselled iron trigger-guard
    14in (35.6cm)


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