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James Michie Scottish Metal Flintlock, 1700's .Scottish gunmakers that produced the elegant all-metal flintlock pistol design, was wise enough to include embellishment in the form of extensive fine engraving. This .56 caliber single-shot, made in the mid-18th Century, has a number of subtle features, including a delicate loading rod and a flared muzzle contour. Even the utilitarian belt hook is nicely engraved!

James Michie Scottish Metal Flintlock, 1700's .Scottish gunmakers that produced the elegant all-metal flintlock pistol design, was wise enough to include embellishment in the form of extensive fine engraving. This .56 caliber single-shot, made in the mid-18th Century, has a number of subtle features, including a delicate loading rod and a flared muzzle contour. Even the utilitarian belt hook is nicely engraved!

German Made Broomhandle Bolo Mauser Pistol w/attachable Stock | Proxibid Auctions

German Made Broomhandle Bolo Mauser Pistol w/attachable Stock | Proxibid Auctions

A superb percussion gun by Geschkat in Danzig.    provenance:	 	Northern Germany dating:	 	mid-19th Century.

A superb percussion gun by Geschkat in Danzig. provenance: Northern Germany dating: mid-19th Century.

Indian (Sind) matchlock, 18th century, 19th century percussion conversion, 46" flared muzzle barrel with mechanical damask spiral pattern throughout. The thickened breach with incised lattice pattern, probably talismanic. Integral opened sight, wood stock with deeply curved rear and dramatically flared butt the tips sheathed in red pigment inlaid segments with additional plain and matching overlays ahead. The fore stock with chiseled brass bands and cap. Drum conversion with handmade lock.

Indian (Sind) matchlock, 18th century, 19th century percussion conversion, 46" flared muzzle barrel with mechanical damask spiral pattern throughout. The thickened breach with incised lattice pattern, probably talismanic. Integral opened sight, wood stock with deeply curved rear and dramatically flared butt the tips sheathed in red pigment inlaid segments with additional plain and matching overlays ahead. The fore stock with chiseled brass bands and cap. Drum conversion with handmade lock.

Japanese matchlock pistol with a stock carved in the shape of a dragon, 7 3/4 inch long.

Japanese matchlock pistol with a stock carved in the shape of a dragon, 7 3/4 inch long.

A Ripoll type flintlock pistol:    provenance:	 	Spain dating:	 	18th Century

A Ripoll type flintlock pistol: provenance: Spain dating: 18th Century

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Matchlock Hand Mortar

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Matchlock Hand Mortar

1630 Dutch/German Wheellock pistol at the National Army Museum, London - From the curators' comments: "Wheel-lock pistols were carried by cavalry. The wheel-lock mechanism was complicated and expensive and few of these pistols were made in England, but many were imported from Germany, Holland and Italy."

1630 Dutch/German Wheellock pistol at the National Army Museum, London - From the curators' comments: "Wheel-lock pistols were carried by cavalry. The wheel-lock mechanism was complicated and expensive and few of these pistols were made in England, but many were imported from Germany, Holland and Italy."

“ An ornate 6 shot wheel-lock revolving musket decorated with gold, silver, ivory, and bone. Originates from Russia, 16th century, possibly restored or added onto in the 18th or 19th century. ”

“ An ornate 6 shot wheel-lock revolving musket decorated with gold, silver, ivory, and bone. Originates from Russia, 16th century, possibly restored or added onto in the 18th or 19th century. ”

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