A Flemish Target Crossbow

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Lot 142
A Flemish Target Crossbow
Probably 18th Century

Sold for £ 3,600 (US$ 4,820) inc. premium
A Flemish Target Crossbow
Probably 18th Century
With robust steel bow stamped 'Ozeel' on the inside on one side and struck with a bull's head mark on the other (Neue Støckel 6466), string of twisted cords, iron retaining loops each with arrowhead-shaped finial, and shaped iron stirrup, iron-mounted wooden tiller with triangular-shaped rest inlaid along both sides with white horn scrollwork, diamond-shaped panels of trellised dots, flowers and roundels of varying sizes, all within white horn lines, bone nut, later(?) trigger-lever setting the trigger mounted behind the standing adjustable back-sight, set trigger, and spurred brass trigger-guard (iron parts with some rust patination)
98.7 cm. long
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