Germania - Très grand pistolet d'arçon - vers 1730 - Cavalry - Schioppo, fucile a pietra focaia - Pistola - 14 mm

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Germania - Très grand pistolet d'arçon - vers 1730 - Cavalry - Schioppo, fucile a pietra focaia - Pistola - 14 mm
Buone condizioni

Very large flintlock cavalry or horse pistol - Louis XIV:
Total length: 55 cm
Barrel length: 37 cm
Calibre: 14 mm

Very large German (Holy Roman Empire) or Prussian shotgun, circa 1700-1730.
Wooden mount with long barrel, chiselled swan-neck flintlock, iron counter-lock.
Barrel with faceted sides and then round, with brass sight, all brass fittings.
Front trigger guard in the shape of a basket of foliage, brass puzzle butt-cap with a grotesque mask that serves as the butt-end.
Brass thumb-piece.
Mechanism in good condition, complete and functional, very firm springs.
Butt in walnut wood, in good (healthy) condition.
Please note: the lock as well as the counter-lock are not the originals, they were refitted.
The counter-lock is a simple undecorated plate, one of the lock screws is modern, the rod is not the original.
The mechanism works perfectly (2 notches), the gun has a very attractive presentation.

See pictures; I am happy to answer your questions.
Good luck at auction.

Dettagli lotto
Paese di fabbricazione
Germania
Modello
Très grand pistolet d'arçon - vers 1730
Tipo di arma
Pistola
Meccanismo di sparo
Schioppo, fucile a pietra focaia
Sottotipo
Cavalry
Calibro
14 mm
Condizioni
Buone condizioni
Lunghezza totale
55 cm
Lunghezza della canna / lama
37 cm
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