German spinning pistol, XVIIth Coll. Château Dyck, Princes Of Salm-reifferscheidt

Frédéric Coridon


CategoryAncient weapons
Period17th century
Condition Very good state

German Rouet pistol, stamped with the Suhl cannon in Thuringia and the gunner's monogram CR.
Octagonal barrel then round and punched with thunder. Caliber 16mm. Length 31cm
Round body plate with wheel protection in gilded brass and chased with foliage.
Iron fittings. Against cut iron plate engraved with a character.
Iron thumb piece. Elegant cap held by a screw.
Insculpted wood of the number 10 between two back-to-back salmon, and engraved HK.
Third quarter of the 17th century.
Total length 51cm.
Very good state of conservation and functioning.
Provenance: Pistol of a pair sold under number 536 in London at Christie's on September 23, 1992, collection of Château Dyck, Des Princes De Salm-reifferscheidt.

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