German Wheellock Officer’s Pistol, ca. 1630

$7,495.00

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Description

Octagonal to round 16 ½” barrel of approximately .56 caliber, stamped with “P” maker’s
mark at the breech. Smooth lock plate with external wheel and beveled edges; cock with
simple line engravings, still holding a period pyrite with lead packing in its jaws. Tiger-
stripe fruitwood full stock with lovely rich patina, showing normal wear from age and use.
Tight old stress crack from breech to lock plate screw. Steel fore end cap, ramrod
thimble, trigger guard, and butt cap. Wood ramrod. Smooth uncleaned metal with slight
age discoloration. Overall length 24 1/4″. Excellent example in original condition. Most of
these have been shortened or restored.