Two Spanish Miquelet-Lock Mechanisms, And A North African Toe-Lock Mechanism, All From Longarms
Lot 196*
Two Spanish Miquelet-Lock Mechanisms, And A North African Toe-Lock Mechanism, All From Longarms
Sold for £437 (US$ 683) inc. premium

Lot Details
Two Spanish Miquelet-Lock Mechanisms, And A North African Toe-Lock Mechanism, All From Longarms
The First Both Circa 1800, The Last 19th Century
The first with shaped border engraved lock-plate struck with maker's name 'Castano' on the outside (some pitting); the second with flat lock-plate of shaped outline with brass pan and struck with maker's name 'Torento' on the inside; the last of characteristic form, with engraved decoration and applied brass partly chased with foliage (3)
13.4 cm. to 18 cm.

Footnotes

  • A Francino Castano and a Pere Torrento are both recorded working in Ripoll
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