Italy - G Landi - Single Shot - Flintlock - Belt pistol - 11 mm

Description
Italy - G Landi - Single Shot - Flintlock - Belt pistol - 11 mm
Very good - 1700 - Barrel is Smoothbore

Very rare early flintlock belt pistol made by G Landi Brescia Italy, dating from around 1700 in very good condition.
The pistol has a gold inlayed engraved round barrel with a smooth bore calibre 11 mm.
Engraved flintlock, inscribed "G. Landi" on the lower chamfer of the lock plate. The lock works well and the cock holds (with good spring) the two positions.
Beautifully grained full stock with a repair at the stock end. Richly embossed and engraved brass fittings, brass embossed counter-plate with belt hook. Very decorative brass butt with portrait off a lady. The pistol has a wooden ramrod.





Lot details
Country of manufacture
Italy
Manufacturer/ Maker
G Landi
Weapon Type
Belt pistol
Firing mechanism
Flintlock
Sub-type
Single Shot
Caliber
11 mm
Condition
Very good
Year of Manufacture
1700
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Smoothbore
Material
Metal, Wood
Overall Length
37 cm
Barrel/ blade length
23 cm
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