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Lot 34: A Pair of Percussion Pistols, Carlo Maria ColomboPlatinum House
November 17, 2012
Zaluzany 1, Czech RepublicLive Auction
Description: Octagonal barrels, eight-groove rifled bores in 13 mm calibre. Slightly swamped at the muzzle with dovetailed frontal sights. Patent breechblocks, the tangs fitted with adjustable rear sights. The locks bear engraved foliage decoration and signature "COLOMBO IN MILAN"(rubbed). Walnut stocks with fluted butt and engraved iron furnitures. The stock of one pistol has a crack near the lock, iron parts somewhat pitted, one small screw missing. Italy circa 1850, Length 37.5 cm each. Improvable by restoration. Carlo Maria Colombo is known in Milano, during the period 1800-1865, Condition 3+
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