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Wheelock Pistol

.510 bore diameter, 12.25" octagonal to round barrel with two flutes separating the octagonal to round.  An inlaid  German military wheel-lock holster pistol 1st quarter of the 17th century. The barrel of Spanish form octagonal to round, The unadorned flattened convex lock with serrated outside wheel held by a stud at base in the Dutch manner. Steel ovoid pommel. Plain steel trigger guard, The dark walnut full stock sparsely inlaid with scrimshawed rectangular plaques of polished stag horn enriched with pellets. Staghorn tipped ramrod. The inlay possibly of later date. Overall condition is good with steel components polished in the European manner.

 

Condition:

Barrel and lockplate have been cleaned in the European manner.  The stock has blackened look.  No repairs.  Bone inlays with nice yellow patina.  Overall a very good example of a 17th Century wheellock pistol.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,581
05/01/2019

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