Pair of German Flintlock Pistol (AH5824)

Pair of German Flintlock Pistol. Fine pair of Royal flintlock pistols. Marked “Walther a. Wasungen” on the locks. He is listed in Stockel as working in Wasungen (Thuringia) Germany 1710-1750 and a separate listing as Walter in 1735 also in Wasungen. The makers sink at the breech end of the barrels is Walter which would be the 1735 year listing. Bores are approximately .55 caliber. Barrel lengths are 12 inches overall length is 16 ½”. The brass furniture is all engraved and chiseled not the less desirable casting method of metal embellishment. The top of the grip area is inlaid with a shield atop of which is a crown with a very small mother of pearl cross inlaid. The sideplate features a raised figure of a dog facing a fantasy figure of a sea creature also raised. Both of these figures are in excellent detail. The barrels are engraved with figures of a helmeted man and woman in the roman manner. The barrels, cocks and locks are “in the white”. These pistols are superb examples of German craftmanship from the chiseling to the engraving to the carving.

Price:
$7,500.00
Item Number:
AH5824
Weight:
0.00 LBS
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