17 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,250
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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