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German wheellock Holster Pistol

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An antique 28 bore German silver mounted wheellock holster pistol by Wolf Hoch Arnstadt, circa 1660.
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SKU:WRSP111
Price: £6,575.00

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An antique German wheellock Holster Pistol. A 28 bore German silver mounted wheellock holster pistol by Wolf Hoch Arnstadt, circa 1660. With two stage sighted barrel signed over the breech, and formed with a raised moulding incorporating the backside. 35.5cm, overall length 54cm. Slender tang, rounded lock retained by three side nails, fitted with external wheel, sliding pan cover with button release and moulded dog. Figured hard wood full stock small cracks moulded over the forend and carved with scrolls about the rear ramrod pipe. Silver mounts comprising trigger guard with engraved acamthus finial, spurred pommel decorated with entwined scrolls of foliage and elaborate flowers. Small moulded ramrod pipe, silver forend cap and wooden ramrod. This maker is recorded in Shwarzburg Sonderhausen, now in Thuringia circa 1640 - 1650. A pair of brass mounted pistols by this maker formally in the collection of their serene highness, the princess Zu SalmReifferscheidt Dyke were sold at Christies 15th April 1992, lot 257.

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SKU WRSP111
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