The Wallace Collection

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Flint-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Flint-lock pistol with ramrod
  • Jean Baptiste La Roche (+1769)
  • Paris, France
  • c. 1738 - c. 1744
  • Steel, gold, silver, whalebone and horn, chiselled, gilded, blued and carved
  • Length: 53.5 cm, overall
    Length: 35.6 cm, barrel
    Width: 1.6 cm, calibre
    Weight: 1.165 kg
  • Inscription: 'LA ROCHE A PARIS'
    Maker's mark
    Inscription: 'LA ROCHE A PARIS' Maker's name
  • A1216
  • European Armoury III
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Further Reading
  • Probably Louis, Dauphin of France.