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Early Brescian Snaphaunce Pistol

.560 bore diameter, 15.5" octagonal-to-round barrel with cannon-style muzzle, 22" overall. Lockplate engraved with deep chiseled face on the rear of the lockplate, and on the hammer screw; frizzen spring nicely engraved; engraved steel lacework, belt hook, steel butt cap. Typical Brescian pierced designs at barrel and tang. Buttplate has engraved foliage. Sideplate has an open pierced vine design. Walnut stock.

Provenance:From the Joe Kindig collection.

Condition:

All metal has been nicely clean to bright, no pitting smooth. The stock is excellent. An excellent example of early Brecian snaphaunce pistol. Circa early 1700's.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,525
05/01/2019

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