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Lot 297: Continental European Flintlock Holster Pistol with Brass Barrel

Ornate Continental European Flintlock Holster Pistol with Brass Barrel and Lock

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Lot 297: Continental European Flintlock Holster Pistol with Brass Barrel

Ornate Continental European Flintlock Holster Pistol with Brass Barrel and Lock

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Ornate Continental European Flintlock Holster Pistol with Brass Barrel and Lock

Manufacturer: European
Model: Flintlock
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 20 bore
Barrel: 13 1/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 350
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 220
Class: Antique
Description:

This 18th century holster pistol is similar to others by gunmakers from Austria and Bohemia and has a smoothbore barrel with a rounded blade front sight, floral engraving at the breech and the brass lock plate, non-bridled faceted pan, internal bridle, floral designs along with busts and masks on the brass furniture, a pieced side plate, raised fleur-de-lis style carving at the upper tang and bottom of the forend, a horn forend tip and wood ramrod. Provenance: The Collection of Joe M. Wanenmacher Jr

Rating Definition:

Very good with aged patina on the brass, some abrasive marks visible on the engraving, a repaired replacement cock, and general mild overall wear. The stock is good and has some cracks and minor repairs, crisp carving, a replacement horn tip, and minor gaps. Mechanically fine.



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