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A NORTH ITALIAN (BRESCIAN) FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL
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A NORTH ITALIAN (BRESCIAN) FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL

LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

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A NORTH ITALIAN (BRESCIAN) FLINTLOCK HOLSTER PISTOL
LATE 17TH EARLY 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
With later two-stage barrel (blocked) signed 'LAZARINO COMINAZO' on the fluted breech-section, the forward section round rising to a medial sighting ridge and cut with chevrons, rounded lock engraved beneath the pan with two entwined serpents framing the signature 'CARLO ANTONIO' and chiselled on the tail with a further pair of entwined serpents and foliage, the cock and steel engraved en suite (the latter a recent expert replacement), figured walnut full stock (fore-end an expert replacement), steel mounts profusely chiselled in low relief with dense flowering foliage inhabited by serpents and monsters (trigger-guard, muzzle-band and ramrod-pipes expert replacements), the stock inset with steel panels chiselled en suite with the mounts, and later wooden ramrod with pierced steel tip
15½in. (39.4cm.) barrel
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VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 20% on the buyer's premium.
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Please note that the tip of the trigger-guard tang is broken, the detached piece is present and included with the Lot.

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