Rare 16th Century Left-handed Bresciani Pair

Rare 16th Century Left-handed Bresciani Pair

A Rare 16th Century Left-handed Bresciani Pair  An exquisite and unusual  pair of beautifully crafted left-handed Italian  flintlocks, the property of a nobleman. The gunmaker’s name, Frances Garat Da Mancino, can be approximately translated as “Frances...
A Rare Double-Barrel Pair

A Rare Double-Barrel Pair

A Rare Double-Barrel Italian Pair  A very unusual pair of flintlocks made for the travelling nobleman These side-by-side pistols feature 13mm calibre barrels with highly decorated gold etchings and locks signed “FRACCIA” and “TURIN”. They were...
17th century Bresciani by Master Luca Zugno

17th century Bresciani by Master Luca Zugno

17th century Bresciani by Luca Zugno A magnificently presented nobleman’s flintlock holster pistol, crafted by a Brescian master. Luca Zugno was a prominent gunmaker in Gardone near Brescia in the late  16th  and early 17th centuries. According to Italian...
An elegant 16th Century Fiorentina Flintlock

An elegant 16th Century Fiorentina Flintlock

A 16th Century Gentleman’s  Holster Pistol by ZR An elegant accoutrement of the 16th century Florentine gentleman This beautiful example of Northern Italian gunmaking in the late 16th century was probably made for a local nobleman as his personal sidearm. It is...
Magnificent 16th Century Holster Pistol by Peter Solter

Magnificent 16th Century Holster Pistol by Peter Solter

16th Century German Holster Pistol by Peter Solter A stunning holster pistol in polished steel from the medieval township of Lemgo. Peter Solter was a gunmaker in the North Rhine-Westphalia town of  Lemgo in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. He was also a maker...