A Fine German/Italian Flintlock Sword Pistol, #3028 Firearms
A Fine German/Italian flintlock sword pistol, circa. 1680-1720. 14.5" single edge blade mounted w/a single shot box-lock flint cannon barrel pistol (4", .31 cal. two stage octagon-to-round barrel w/cannon muzzle). Beautifully carved bone grip. 19" overall length. No scabbard. A scarce early sword pistol in good working order.
Note; The blade is engraved; 'Martin Bernardini, Firenze 1563', meaning unknown. Could be an earlier re-used blade or some symbolic name and date...