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Lot 37: A Flintlock Fowling-piece, Albrecht Wagner
November 17, 2012
Zaluzany 1, Czech RepublicLive Auction
Description: Two-stage barrel, octagonal then round after a girdle, with smooth bore in 15 mm calibre. Over the breech an engraved signature "ALBRECT WAGNER" as well as a silver-filled gilded mark on th end of a barrel. The bevelled flintlock engraved and cut with decorative hunting motifs. Half stock with wooden trigger guard and with horn nose made from beautifully grained walnut with finely carved tendrils and rocailles. Engraved brass furniture, remnants of gilding. Wooden ramrod with horn tip. Swiss, Bern circa 1750, length 134 cms. Gunsmith Albrecht Wagner is known in Bern, during the period 1694 - 1777, condition 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