The Wallace Collection

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Flint-lock gun with ramrod
  • Flint-lock gun with ramrod
  • Toupriant
  • Jean Baptiste Le Clerc (+1781), (barrel)
  • France
  • 1776
  • Steel, gold, silver, walnut, leather and whalebone, blued, damascened, engraved and chiselled
  • Length: 137 cm, overall
    Length: 97 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.6 cm, calibre
    Weight: 2.43 kg
  • Inscription: 'SOUPRIANT A PARIS'
    Maker's mark
    Proof mark: Stamped twice
    Inscription: 'SOUPRIANT ARQUEBUSIER DE S.A.S. MGR LE DUC DE CHATRES'
    Inscription: 'No I I'
    Warden's mark: 1776
    Charge mark: The charge marks for the fermier Jean Baptiste Fouache
    Discharge mark: The discharge mark for the fermier Jean Baptiste Fouache
  • A1123
  • European Armoury III
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