431 – RARE AND NICE 16th CENTURY CONTINENTAL WHEELLOCK SHORT RIFLE:
In very good general condition. Circa 1550. 49 ¾ inch overall length. 28 ½ inch octagonal and muzzle flared barrel. About 13mm caliber. Very good metal bearing a pleasing and smooth age patina throughout. No visible markings. Outstanding engraved décor on lockplate and lock parts. Faint engraving still visible on barrel. Very good stock with some later restauration to some of the ebony inlays. Normal handling marks and wood losses in areas (see photos). Very good, rifled bore. A nice quality and very attractive wheellock firearm! Free shipping.