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.


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
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