• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 367

    A GERMAN MILITARY WHEEL-LOCK HOLSTER PISTOL

    MID 17TH CENTURY

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    A GERMAN MILITARY WHEEL-LOCK HOLSTER PISTOL
    MID 17TH CENTURY
    With octagonal barrel, flat lock bevelled at the rear, sliding pan-cover, fruitwood full stock, the fore-end bound with an iron band, iron butt-cap, iron side plate impaled by three side nails, trigger guard, ramrod-pipe, and wooden ramrod with bone chip, Suhl control marks
    61.7 cm.


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