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Pair of Wheellock Pistols

Gunsmith: Pierre Le Bourgeois
(French, Lisieux, died 1627)

Date: ca. 1610–20
Culture: French, Lisieux
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; wood, inlaid with silver and mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: Caliber of each pistol, .49 in. (12.45 mm) Weight of 19.53.13, 2 lb. 8 oz. (1134 g) Weight of 19.56.14, 2 lb. 10 oz. (1191 g) Length of each pistol, 23 5/16 in. (59.21 cm)
Classification: Firearms-Pistols
Credit Line: Gift of Charles M. Schott Jr., 1917
Accession Number: 19.53.13, .14

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