Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
The Property of a Venetian Lady
The following collection of pistols (lots 83-150) is sold to benefit the Fondazione Elena Trevisanato. This charitable foundation is committed to fighting poverty and disease as well as providing education and building schools in Ethiopia, one of the most impoverished countries in Africa. The charity also offers specialised support to immigrant children in Italy.