The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Wheel-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Wheel-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Attributed to Hans Schomann
  • Germany
  • 1554
  • Steel, gold, copper, wood, antler, inlaid and engraved
  • Length: 47.8 cm, overall
    Length: 25 cm, barrels
    Width: 1.2 cm, calibre
    Weight: 1.71 kg
  • Maker's mark: A shield charged with a man's head in a tall cap between the letters 'HS', and dated 1554 Stamped
  • A1135
  • European Armoury III
History
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Further Reading
  • Possibly W. S. Sanders; his sale, Christie's, 25-28 February 1867, no. 451.