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Wheellock rifle, German, 1670
Wheellock rifle, German, 1670
Wheellock rifle, German, 1670
Wheellock rifle, German, 1670
Wheellock rifle, German, 1670
Wheellock rifle, German, 1670
Wheellock rifle, German, 1670
Wheellock rifle, German, 1670 Wheellock rifle, German, 1670 Wheellock rifle, German, 1670 Wheellock rifle, German, 1670 Wheellock rifle, German, 1670 Wheellock rifle, German, 1670 Wheellock rifle, German, 1670

Wheellock rifle, circa 1670, coat of arms of Schwarzburg-Sondershausen

Attributed to Hans Heller. 1)
Length: 122,5 cm.
Length barrel: 86 cm.

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Provenance:
I. Gun gallery of the Dukes of Saxony-Weimar at Ettersburg castle.
II. Auction at Gallery Fischer 24th June 1963 (consignments of Hearst and Kindig among others).
III. Private Collection.

Octogonal sighted rifled barrel with a couple of engravings near the chamber, notch and sight (brass). Plain lock plate, engraved and profiled wheel-cover made of brass, hammer and spring engraved and cut, an applied putto in half relief (brass); the butt with decorative nails and iron scrollwork inlays, some onraments carved out of the wood, more

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