The Wallace Collection

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Wheel-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Wheel-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Attributed to Peter Daner (active between: 1583 - 1602) , (barrels)
  • Attributed to Gregor Birckholzer (active between: 1579 - 1616), (locks)
  • Nuremberg, Germany
  • c. 1570
  • Steel, gold and wood, etched and gilt
  • Length: 50.3 cm, overall
    Length: 31.5 cm, top barrel
    Length: 25.9 cm, bottom barrel
    Width: 1.1 cm, calibre
    Weight: 2.22 kg
  • Signature: Nuremberg guild mark, the mark of a snake and the initials 'P.D.'
    Stamp: The Nuremberg guild mark
    Maker's mark
    Stamp: '76'
  • A1168
  • European Armoury III
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