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Pair of Flintlock Pistols

Gunsmith:
Joseph Cano (Spanish, Madrid, documented 1733–died 1751)
Gunsmith:
Juan Santos (Spanish (Madrid), rec. 1733–1761)
Date:
1740–50
Geography:
Madrid
Culture:
Spanish, Madrid
Medium:
Steel, wood (maple), gold
Dimensions:
1985.171.1; L. 18 3/8 in. ( 46.7 cm); L. of barrel 11 1/8 In. (28.3 cm); Cal. .64 In. (16 mm); Wt. 2 lb. 6 oz. (1077.3 g); 1985.171.2; L. 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm); L. of barrel 11 1/8 in. (28.3 cm); Cal. .64 in. (16 mm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1048.9 g)
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Flintlock
Credit Line:
Gift of Clay P. Bedford, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.171.1–.2
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped on the breech and gilt: IVA·/SAN/TOS under a crown (the mark of Juan Santos); a rampant crowned lion within a roped square; three flowers within a traingular pattern.
Ex. coll.: Angelo Peyron, Florence, Italy; F. Theodore Dexter, Burbank, California; Joe Kindig, York, Pennsylvania; Clay P. Bedford, Paradise Valley, Arizona.
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