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Flint-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Flint-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Attributed to Claude Chasteau (active between: c. 1670 - c. 1729)
  • France
  • c. 1720
  • Steel, gold, walnut wood and silver, damascened, chiselled, blued and carved
  • Length: 54.3 cm, overall
    Length: 35.6 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.6 cm, calibre
    Weight: 1.195 kg
  • Stamp: A mark
    Inscription: 'CHASTEAV A PARIS'
  • A1215
  • 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