Lot 3096: A flintlock sporting rifle (Müllerbüchse) from the armoury of Johann Wilhelm von Sachsen-Eisenach, circa 1690
October 27, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Octagonal, in the middle slightly waisted barrel with eight-groove rifled bore in 15 mm calibre. Dovetail sights. Chiselled beaded band at the root of the barrel. Flintlock with slightly domed plate. Lock screws with bone washers. Slightly cut walnut full stock (small repair at the lock plate) with bone nose cap. Buttstock with patchbox. The iron butt cap struck with the inscription "Ober I Meister Volstet A Müller" and "I.W.H.Z.S. 1732" (Johann Wilhelm Duke of Saxony) of the armoury. Iron trigger guard, original wooden ramrod with bone tip and iron threaded sleeve. Length 115.5 cm.
Condition Report: II +
Notes: Langwaffen Steinschloss und Perkussion