The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Match-lock rifle
  • Match-lock rifle
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Nuremberg, Germany
  • 1598
  • Steel, copper alloy, gold, pear-wood, antler and mother-of-pearl, etched, gilded and engraved
  • Length: 123.9 cm, overall
    Length: 97 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.4 cm, calibre
    Weight: 4.505 kg
  • Maker's mark: Five maker's marks (one of which a unioncorn between the letters L.H. occurs three times), and the initial N (for Nuremberg?). Stamped
    Maker's mark
    Inscription: '1598'
    Inscription: 'N'
  • A1072
  • European Armoury III
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