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A German 32 Bore Wheelock Holster Pistol (Puffer)

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A German 32 Bore Wheelock Holster Pistol (Puffer), Augsburg, late 16th century. With swamped two stage barrel, 31.8cm, overall length 52cm, edged with foliage at a later date, in front of the girdle and along the top flats of the octagonal breech. The latter top flat struck with makers mark of M Klane of Augsburg (Neue Stockel 3955), and with Augsburg mark.
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SKU:WRSP176
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A German 32 Bore Wheelock Holster Pistol (Puffer), Augsburg, late 16th century. With swamped two stage barrel, 31.8cm, overall length 52cm, edged with foliage at a later date, in front of the girdle and along the top flats of the octagonal breech. The latter top flat struck with makers mark of M Klane of Augsburg (Neue Stockel 3955), and with Augsburg mark.


Tang with later etching, flat lock etched en suite with the barrel and the circular wheel retaining bracket and pierced with a pair of monsters and retained by two screws. Sprung manually operated pan cover, cock engraved with a further monster and operating on a chiselled spring between a pillar shaped bridle secured by two screws and pivoting safety catch (button replaced) acting against an external spring. Blackened full stock inlaid with white staghorn or bone panels between slender horn lines and borders, mainly engraved with blackened guilloche, repeated foliage and scrollwork opposite the lock with monsters each with a bearded human head and on either side of the tang with a foliated portrait bust. Compressed ball pommel inlaid with horn roundels each engraved as a flower head and between bands of guilloche. Ramrod pipes engraved with a blackened helmeted male profile. Each with a cartouche. Slender iron trigger guard and baluster trigger. Horn fore end cap engraved with overlapping foliage. Later ramrod with tip en suite and in fine condition.

Provence, Clapp & Graham, New York 1926. Property sold by the Art Institute of Chicago. Christies London, Antique Arms and Armour, 20th September 2007, lot 151.

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SKU WRSP176
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