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Wheellock Gun Made for the Bodyguard of the Prince-Elector of Saxony

Date: dated 1589
Culture: German, Dresden
Medium: Steel, brass engraved and gilt, wood inlaid with engraved staghorn
Dimensions: L. 54 in. (137.16 cm); L. of barrel, 40 1/2 in. (102.87 cm); L. of plug, 1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm) Cal. .64 in. (16.26 mm); Wt. 11 lb. 11 oz. (5301 g)
Classification: Firearms-Guns-Wheellock
Credit Line: Gift of Prince Albrecht Radziwill, 1928
Accession Number: 28.100.7

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