A Spanish 15-Bore Miquelet-Lock Pistol
Lot 214*
A Spanish 15-Bore Miquelet-Lock Pistol
Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A Spanish 15-Bore Miquelet-Lock Pistol
By Ant.o. Guisasola, Early 19th Century
With two-stage russet barrel turned at the muzzle and at the chiselled and gilt girdle, the octagonal breech inlaid with floral sprays in silver and signed along the top flat, tang with grooved back-sight, plain flat lock with foliate engraved cock, figured full stock with chequered rounded butt (split), iron mounts comprising shaped side-plate, rounded butt-cap with lanyard ring for suspension and with long extension up the back of the butt to the barrel tang, trigger-guard with shaped finial, ramrod-pipe en suite, and later wooden ramrod
16 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • Antonio Guisasola is recorded working in Eibar between 1796 and 1833
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