The Wallace Collection

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Wheel-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Wheel-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Giovanni Battista Francino (1580 - c. 1646)
  • Brescia, Italy
  • c. 1600
  • Steel, walnut wood, inlaid, pierced, engraved and chiselled
  • Length: 28.8 cm, overall
    Length: 15.7 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.1 cm, calibre
    Weight: 0.42 kg
  • Inscription: 'GIO . BATT . FRANCINO'
    Inscription: 'G.A.G'
  • A1185
  • 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