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    Sale 5427

    Antique Arms & Armour

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    A COMPOSITE CONTINENTAL MILITARY WHEEL-LOCK PISTOL

    PARTLY THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COMPOSITE CONTINENTAL MILITARY WHEEL-LOCK PISTOL
    PARTLY THIRD QUARTER OF THE 17TH CENTURY
    With two-stage barrel with turned girdle, octagonal breech struck with a mark, a bushy tree flanked by mullets, and with traces of an inscription, plain lock with strongly bevelled edges, struck with a mark on the inside and fitted with sliding pan-cover, later wooden full stock, horn butt-cap, iron mounts, and horn-tipped ramrods.
    20 3/8in (51.7cm)


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