The Wallace Collection

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Wheel-lock pistol and ramrod
  • Wheel-lock pistol and ramrod
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Barrel- Spain; lock, stock- Nuremberg, Germany
  • c. 1550- c. 1600
    c. 1600 (lock and stock)
    c. 1550 (barrel)
  • Steel, silver, gold, ebony, antler, mother-of-pearl, copper alloy and wood, blued, chiselled, counterfeit-damascened, engraved and gilded
  • Length: 57.7 cm, overall
    Length: 39.3 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.3 cm, calibre
    Weight: 1.64 kg
  • Maker's mark: In the form of the cross of Lorraine
    Maker's mark
    Stamp: Nuremberg town mark
    Maker's mark
  • A1150
  • European Armoury III
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