London, South Kensington
21 May 2008
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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