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Old 13th December 2014, 01:19 PM   #4
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A fine combined horseman's axe and flintlock gun, the blade and barrel Nuremberg, ca. 1550, the flintlock almost cerainly Dutch, and stocked in the 1660's to ca. 1680, probably in Poland.
For stylistic comparison, and to clarify the early date of the blade, attached find close-ups of the wheellock axe from post #1 in this thread, showing exactly the same style of engraving with vegetal motifs.

Saved from a post by Mike Gahagan on Facebook, but most probably from a Czerny's auction catalog.

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