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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 100

    A GERMAN COMPOSITE WHEEL-LOCK RIFLE

    PARTLY EARLY 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN COMPOSITE WHEEL-LOCK RIFLE
    PARTLY EARLY 17TH CENTURY
    With rifled octagonal barrel, plain lock struck with a mark and fitted with additional dog, slender wheel-bracket and sliding pan-cover (light pitting), later wooden full stock inlaid over its length with engraved horn plaques, 'fishtail' butt, and iron trigger-guard.
    33¾in (85.7cm) barrel


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