Lot 575: A flintlock pistol by Angelo Franceschi
November 18, 2012
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
A flintlock pistol by Angelo Franceschi, dating: late 18th Century
provenance: North Italy
Smooth, two-stage, 13 mm cal. barrel, the first part octagonal marked "PISTOIA" among gold-inlaid lilies, followed by smooth and beaded rings, then round; flintlock engraved with floral motifs and signed "Angelo Franceschi"; wooden full stock with brass mounts. Horn-tipped wooden ramrod.
dimensions: length 20.5 cm.
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