A RARE WHEELLOCK CARABINE OR PETRONEL,
German, Augsburg c. 1590/1600.
Walnut stock with short butt, with bone inlays of dogs hunting rabbits and deer, busts, fruits, etc. (1 plaque missing). The butt end plate old supplemented. Two superimposed round barrels with squared chamber halves, rich parcel gilt etched decoration, sight missing (barrel length 66.5 and 60.5 cm, calibre 9 mm). The chamber with Augsburger punch, "Pinienzapfen". Double wheel lock with external wheels, pans with sliding covers. Angled iron trigger guard. Ramrod (incomplete).
L 90 cm.
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