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Silesian wheellock birding rifle, Tschinke 48 bore

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An antique 48 bore Silesian wheellock birding rifle Tschinke, dating from the mid 17th century with a three stage 78.68cm barrel.
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SKU:WRSP146
Price: £14,250.00

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An antique 48 bore Silesian wheellock birding rifle Tschinke mid 17th century with a three stage 78.68cm barrel, octagonal over the breech fitted with moulded silver foresight migrated blued lock of characteristic form, fitted with external mainspring partly covered by an engraved steel panel. Engraved sliding pan cover with button release. Button catch for setting the sear, flash guard and engraved dog decorated with tulip flowers. Overall length, 103cm. Fruitwood full stock profusely inlaid over its surface with engraved stag horn scrolling tendrils and pellets inhabited by rabbits and foxes pursued by hounds, decorated with a bear beneath the breech. Carved cheek piece with foliate escutcheon supported by scrolling monsters on the left and patch box with sliding cover decorated en suite on the right. The whole enriched with green stained horn roundels, mother of pearl ball flowers and further stag horn plaques engraved with flowers and foliage. Steel trigger guard shaped for the fingers, engraved stag horn ramrod pipe and buttplate the latter decorated with a rabbit. Two red painted inventory numbers and horn tipped ramrod. Provenance An aristocratic collection sold Jürg Stuker , Bern 5th - 16th May, 1977. Lot 3684.

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SKU WRSP146
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[bold]Delivery of this item to a UK address is 4.00 pounds[endbold]. Orders placed before mid day are usually despatched same day, delivery time is usual 48 hours. If you add other items to your order the delivery charge will remain at 4.00 pounds (this excludes explosive items). [para] [bold]Overseas Deliveries[endbold] - Please note only orders for UK delivery may be placed online. We are able to ship some items overseas. If you are an overseas customer please email / contact us with a list of items you are interested in. Also, include your name and FULL address so that we may calculate and confirm a delivery charge.[endpara][bold]Delivery of this item to a UK address is 4.00 pounds[endbold]. Orders placed before mid day are usually despatched same day, delivery time is usual 48 hours. If you add other items to your order the delivery charge will remain at 4.00 pounds (this excludes explosive items). [para] [bold]Overseas Deliveries[endbold] - Please note only orders for UK delivery may be placed online. We are able to ship some items overseas. If you are an overseas customer please email / contact us with a list of items you are interested in. Also, include your name and FULL address so that we may calculate and confirm a delivery charge.[endpara]

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