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       The work of art fruitwood stock has some repairs and replacement of inlays (most visible rear of and front of the lock), thin cracks, and a small chip at the heel. None of these minor features are unusual on a 500 year-old artifact of this nature, rather, they are expected. The polished stag horn inlays retain the attractive engraving that is generally crisp throughout and retains the distinctive and attractive green polychrome tint. It would be difficult to overstate the rarity of this work of art in firearm form. It certainly will offer the fortunate buyer years of enjoyment and pride of ownership. Estimate: 35,000 - 55,000

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