The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Wheel-lock pistol
  • Wheel-lock pistol
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • Italy
  • c. 1610 - c. 1620
  • Steel, walnut wood, pierced and inlaid
  • Length: 31.8 cm, overall
    Length: 17.5 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.5 cm, calibre
    Weight: 1.05 kg
  • Maker's mark stamped
    Stamp: 'F. MARQUIS A PARIS' Probably the name of the restorer
  • A1183
  • European Armoury III
Further Reading
  • Mann, James G., Wallace Collection Catalogues: European Arms and Armour Volume II, London: The Wallace Collection 1962
    Norman, A. V. B., Wallace Collection Catalogues: European Arms and Armour Supplement, London: The Trustees of the Wallace Collection, 1986