The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Flint-lock blunderbuss with ramrod
  • Flint-lock blunderbuss with ramrod
  • Johan Adolf Grecke (*1755)
  • St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1780
  • Steel, gold, walnut, silver and wood, blued, damascened, chased, engraved, gilded and carved
  • Length: 91 cm, overall
    Length: 50.1 cm, barrel
    Height: 4.8 cm, calibre
    Width: 3.1 cm, calibre
    Weight: 2.79 kg
  • Inscription: 'JOHAN ADOLPH GRECKE A St. PETERSBURG ANNO 1780'
    Inscription: 'GRECKE'
  • A1124
  • European Armoury III
History
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Further Reading
  • Empress Catherine II of Russia; possibly Prince G*** sale, Paris, 25 January 1869, no. 88.