Octagonal to 16-sided, then round barrels with smooth bores in 11 mm calibre. The barrel tops signed "C. Clett à Salzburg" between engraved scrolling leaves. Locks on both sides with engraved scrolling leaves, in front of the trigger guard a lever to unlock the barrels. Walnut half stock with iron furniture. Length 92.5 cm.
Rare, early wender pistol of high usability with a total weight of only 2.48 kg. Cornelius Clett (Klett), proven gunsmith in Salzburg between 1636-61. 1661-88 his shop was run by his widow and his brother Johann Paul.
Hall 3A / 3A-302
Live auction: 14 – 15 March 2019
Online auction: 8 – 10 April 2019