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
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Barrel and stock- Germany; lock- Italy
  • c. 1570 (stock)
    c. 1620 (barrel)
    c. 1620 (lock)
  • Steel, silver, walnut wood, antler, gold and wood, encrusted, gilded and engraved
  • Length: 50.3 cm, overall
    Length: 29.2 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.4 cm, calibre
    Weight: 1.55 kg
  • A1164
  • European Armoury III
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, August 1871.