The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Wheel-lock rifle with ramrod
  • Wheel-lock rifle with ramrod
  • Meister der Tierkopfranke (active between: 1620 - 1660) , (stock)
  • Salzburg, Germany
  • c. 1645
  • Steel, gold, silver, copper alloy, walnut and wood, engraved, counterfeit-damascened, blued, gilded and carved
  • Length: 103.6 cm, overall
    Length: 77.4 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.2 cm, calibre
    Weight: 2.49 kg
  • Inscription: 'F.M.A.' surmounted by a crown The cypher of Ferdiand as Archduke of Austria, King of Hungary and Bohemia, and his first wife, Maria Anna of Spain. 'F.M.A.' in monogram.
  • A1100
  • European Armoury III
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Further Reading
  • The Emperor Ferdinand III. Comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.