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Steinweg in Minchen = München
Stĝckel: Hans (Johann) Steinweg, started 1661 his apprenticeship in Wien (Vienna) and in 1685 in München (Munich)
Steinweg in München inscription on lock
a pair of impressive horse pistols, lengths muzzle to butt-cap 21 inches,
made circa 1700, long barrel pistols made about 100 years before the shorter barrel dueling- and officers pistols.
A very rare pair in fine condition. $18,000.