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Wheellock Pistol

Date:
dated 1597
Culture:
Swiss
Medium:
Steel; wood, ivory
Dimensions:
L. 9 in. (22.9 cm); L. of barrel 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Cal. .42 in. (10.5 mm); Wt. 3 lb. 8.4 oz. (1598.9 g)
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Wheellock
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1410
Not on view
Ex coll.: Count Leopold, Dresden; Historical Museum, Dresden
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