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Old 16th October 2011, 06:12 PM   #28
Matchlock
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And one of the finest samples in existence, probably Augsburg, ca. 1550, the mounts blued and with gilt engravings, the obverse of the body carved in high relief with a Renaissance idyll, the belt hook missing from the reverse.

Offered at auction at Hampel, Munich, in 2008.

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