Lot 580: A flintlock pistol by Behr
November 18, 2012
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
A flintlock pistol by Behr, dating: first quarter of the 18th Century
Smooth, round, 18 mm cal. barrel with octagonal base, outlined at the centre, provided with brass foresight; tang with broad sight; flat plate lock with oblique borders, signed "I. I. BEHR"; wooden full stock (restorations near the mounts); brass mounts, outlined butt-plate provided with a wide cap, a shield at the neck, brass-tipped wooden ramrod, the counter-plate shaped as a dragon.For Jacob Beher (with signature I.I. BEHR, from 1690 circa to 1740) see "Der Neue Stockel", Vol. 1, page 77.
dimensions: length 52 cm.
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