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A 34-BORE GERMAN FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN, CIRCA 1690

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A 34-BORE GERMAN FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN, CIRCA 1690
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A 34-BORE GERMAN FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN, CIRCA 1690
with sighted smooth-bore barrel formed in four stages, octagonal breech cut with a raised beaded moulding over its base, inlaid over its three upper planes with brass plaques engraved with scrolling foliage and flowers, bracketed at both ends by inlaid brass raised bands, the successive section decorated over its length with a pattern of narrow flutes segmented by very narrow raised ribs, inlaid with further engraved brass plaques framing a decorated winged back-sight, and with moulded girdle heightened with brass, engraved barrel tang (rubbed), engraved rounded lock decorated with a demon's head scroll, wooden full stock carved with raised plain mouldings, fluted fore-end, the edges raised along the length of the ramrod channel and converging behind the ramrod-pipe to form a decorative narrow ridge extending to the trigger-guard, the butt strongly fluted about the base of the comb and fitted with a plain iron plate over the heel, moulded iron trigger-guard, three iron baluster-shaped ramrod-pipes, horn fore-end cap, and iron-capped wooden ramrod (the stock chipped about the lower edge of the lock, ramrod associated)
108.7 cm; 42¾ in barrel
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A 34-BORE GERMAN FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN, CIRCA 1690

Estimate £1,000 - £1,500
Dec 03, 2014
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Starting Price £500
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Est. £1,000 - £1,500Starting Price £500
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Dec 03, 2014 7:00 AM EST
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A 34-BORE GERMAN FLINTLOCK SPORTING GUN, CIRCA 1690
with sighted smooth-bore barrel formed in four stages, octagonal breech cut with a raised beaded moulding over its base, inlaid over its three upper planes with brass plaques engraved with scrolling foliage and flowers, bracketed at both ends by inlaid brass raised bands, the successive section decorated over its length with a pattern of narrow flutes segmented by very narrow raised ribs, inlaid with further engraved brass plaques framing a decorated winged back-sight, and with moulded girdle heightened with brass, engraved barrel tang (rubbed), engraved rounded lock decorated with a demon's head scroll, wooden full stock carved with raised plain mouldings, fluted fore-end, the edges raised along the length of the ramrod channel and converging behind the ramrod-pipe to form a decorative narrow ridge extending to the trigger-guard, the butt strongly fluted about the base of the comb and fitted with a plain iron plate over the heel, moulded iron trigger-guard, three iron baluster-shaped ramrod-pipes, horn fore-end cap, and iron-capped wooden ramrod (the stock chipped about the lower edge of the lock, ramrod associated)
108.7 cm; 42¾ in barrel
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