A Scarce Wheel-Lock Pistol, Circa 1650.

An Incredibly Scarce Dutch or German Wheel-Lock Pistol, Circa 1650.
£6,950.00

ID: 3717

An Incredibly Scarce Dutch or German Wheel-Lock Pistol, Circa 1650. With slender tapering sighted barrel, with raised rear leaf-sight, plain tang, stamped with makers marks, bright lock, sprung sliding pan-cover, plain cock, full-stocked in walnut (some cracks and blemishes commensurate with age) with horn fore-end cap, the lock retained by three screws, plain slender steel trigger guard, what appears to be a silver band around the swelling butt, single ramrod pipe with steel tipped ramrod, possibly original. 


Notes:

An incredibly scarce pistol in lovely condition overall. From a private collection. 


Dimensions:

Bore: 18-Bore

Barrel Length: 43 cm (17 Inches) 

Overall Length: 63 cm (24.80 Inches)

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