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A LARGE DECORATIVE WHEEL-LOCK SPORTING RIFLE
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A LARGE DECORATIVE WHEEL-LOCK SPORTING RIFLE

IN GERMAN 16TH CENTURY STYLE

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A LARGE DECORATIVE WHEEL-LOCK SPORTING RIFLE
IN GERMAN 16TH CENTURY STYLE
With very long swamped octagonal sighted barrel incised with lines at the muzzle and breech, grooved tang, plain lock with wheel-cover, and fruitwood full stock profusely inlaid with engraved white staghorn bands (minor loss along fore-end), flowering tendrils, plaques including a shield bearing the initial 'F' held by two supporters, butt-plate engraved with Roman numeral 'II', and a panel carved in relief with a figure in 16th century costume, iron trigger and trigger-guard, and ramrod with large white staghorn tip engraved en suite
68 3/8in. (73.7cm.) 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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