The Wallace Collection

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Wheel-lock gun with ramrod
  • Wheel-lock gun with ramrod
  • Attributed to Christian Reich (active between: c. 1661 - c. 1680) , (barrel)
  • Suhl, Germany
  • c. 1660
  • Steel and walnut, engraved
  • Length: 114.3 cm, overall
    Length: 89.6 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.3 cm, calibre
    Weight: 2.98 kg
  • Maker's mark: The hen of Suhl
    Maker's mark: Illegible
    Maker's mark: A bunch of flowers
    Maker's mark: The word SVL for Suhl
    Inscription: '1550' Probably altered from 1650 or 1660.
    Inscription: 'I.S'
  • A1102
  • European Armoury III
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