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Wheellock rifle

Caspar Spät
(German, Munich, ca. 1611–1691)

Stock maker: Elias Becker (German, Augsburg, recorded 1633–74)
Date: ca. 1640–50
Culture: German, Munich and Augsburg
Medium: Steel, chiseled, blued, and gilt; fruitwood, inlaid with engraved staghorn and bone
Dimensions: L. 41 7/8 in. (106.35 cm); L. of barrel, 30 9/16 in. (77.62 cm); Cal. .46 in. (11.68 mm); Wt. 7 lb. 6 oz. (3350 g)
Classification: Firearms-Guns-Wheellock
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number: 04.3.180

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