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Lot 3070: A wheellock rifle with bone and mother-of-pearl inlays (Teschinke), Teschen, circa 1650
October 27, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Slender octagonal barrel with slightly swamped muzzle, six-groove rifled bore in 8 mm calibre. Dovetail sights, crescent moon mark struck at the breech. Richly engraved wheellock with external wheel spring, spring-loaded pan cover and pierced cock spring cover. Walnut full stock with nose cap of engraved bone. The buttstock with rich inlays of bone and mother-of-pearl. Buttstock with patchbox, the buttplate marked with the number "21". Iron trigger guard, the fore-end with three mounts of engraved and openworked brass. Wooden ramrod with bone tip. Length 133 cm.
Condition Report: II
Notes: Langwaffen Lunten- und Radschloss