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 Jean le Bourgeois
  • France
  • c. 1610
  • Steel, gold, silver, walnut, copper alloy, wood and antler, blued, inlaid and gilded
  • Length: 70.3 cm, overall
    Length: 50.2 cm, barrel
    Width: 0.8 cm, calibre
    Weight: 1.13 kg
  • Maker's mark: 'I B'
    Inscription: 'D.C.'
    Stamp: '211'
  • A1176
  • European Armoury III
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Further Reading
  • King Louis XIII.