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Lot 11: A breechloading Air Gun in Case, Rochus WastlPlatinum House
November 17, 2012
Zaluzany 1, Czech RepublicLive Auction
Description: Octagonal, tilting iron barrel with smooth inserted brass bore in 7,5 mm calibre. The gap is filled with lead. Engraved signature "Rochus Wastl in Wien" on top of the barrel. Adjustable iron rear sight and cylindrical foresight. Tip-up breechloader. Covered interior lock. Trigger with adjustable set trigger. Carved walnut full stock with smooth brass furniture. In front of the trigger guard the release for tilting the barrel. Butt stock contains the air reservoir. A quadrangular stud on the side to take the crank for the pump mechanism. Iron ramrod, original iron crank. Vienna, 18th century, length 112 cm. Black original case lined with green felt. Zustand 2
Exhibited: Some of the items are exhibited at 30th ANTIQUE FAIRS 2012 - Exhibition hall Novoměstská radnice - Karlovo namesti 1/23. Prag 2, 12000, New Town. Viewing: 8th of November 2012 - to - 11th of November 2012 daily from 10 AM to 7 PM. All items will be displayed at the castle Zaluzany 16th of November from 9 AM to 8 PM and 17th of November from 9 AM to 12 AM