The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Wheel-lock pistol
  • Wheel-lock pistol
  • Lorenz Herl (+1622) , (barrel)
  • Lorenz Herl (+1622), (barrel)
    Master of the Castles, (stock)
  • Nuremberg, Germany
  • early 17th century
  • Steel, gold, ebony, antler, mother-of-pearl, ivory and wood, blued, engraved, gilded and stained
  • Length: 76.8 cm, overall
    Length: 25.2 cm, barrel
    Width: 0.9 cm, calibre
    Weight: 1.54 kg
  • Stamp: Nuremberg mark
    Maker's mark
    Stamp: Nuremberg guild mark
    Maker's mark: 'H.R.' and a sun
  • A1152
  • European Armoury III
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Possibly Graf Eberhard Schenk von Limpurg.