Lot 585: A nice pistol by Christian K÷rber converted to percussion

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November 18, 2012, 2:00 PM CET
Sarzana (SP), Italy
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Description: A nice pistol by Christian K÷rber converted to percussion, dating: last quarter of the 18th Century provenance: Southern Germany Rifled, octagonal, 11 mm cal. barrel, with silver signature "CHRISTIAN KOERBER IN INGELFINGEN" among floral motifs, silver foresight; smooth lock converted to percussion; briarwood full stock micro-checkered at the neck, silver mounts (some replaced), counter-plate with lion and bird head on palmettes, trigger guard with finger support, horn butt-plate decorated with acorns. Wooden ramrod. In its wooden case made for two pistols. Without tools. Christian K¸rber is documented in Ingelfingen from 1750 to 1785 where he was gunsmith at the Court of the Princes of Hohenlohe and the Duke of Wurttemberg. See "Der neue Stockel", Vol. I, page 640. dimensions: length 36.5 cm.
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