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Пистоль с колесцовым замком. Европа. 16 век. фото 20-01

A PAIR OF GERMAN WHEEL-LOCK PUFFER PISTOLS, DATED 1586, PERHAPS AUGSBURG with swamped barrels formed in two stages, engraved with foliage on the medians, the date and stamped with two marks on the breeches (one possibly Augsburg, the other Neue St?ckel 8447, each rubbed), flat locks fitted with internal wheels, raised wheel-covers, sliding pan-covers with button releases, safety-catches and later dogs, fruitwood full stocks profusely inlaid in engraved staghorn with scrolling ball flower tendrils inhabited by marine monsters on the fore-ends and grotesques beneath, male and female demi-figures drawn by a pair of hippocamps opposite the respective locks, the butts inlaid with grotesques about the barrel tangs and the standing figure of Eve in differing attitudes on the spines, all within segmental lines, spherical pommels decorated en suite including differing grotesque masks divided by strapwork plaques, fitted with circular plaques decorated with cavalrymen on the base, and moulded steel trigger-guards (the steel parts heavily cleaned with chemicals, the stocks with filled worm damage, heavily varnished throughout, ramrods missing) 49.8cm; 19 5/8in

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Album name:yuvk / Пистолет колесцовый. Тип 1.
Keywords:15в. ; оружие
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Date added:Oct 05, 2011
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