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Wheellock Rifle

Steel-chiseler: Caspar Spät
(German, Munich, ca. 1611–1691)

Stock maker: Elias Becker (German, Augsburg, recorded 1633–74)
Date: dated 1668
Culture: German, Munich and Augsburg
Medium: Steel, chiseled, blued, and gilt; ebony, inlaid with engraved staghorn and bone
Dimensions: L. 30 9/16 in. (77.63 cm); L. of barrel, 30 9/16 in. (77.62 cm); Cal. .55 in. (13.97 mm); Wt. 7 lb. 14 oz. (3572 g)
Classification: Firearms-Guns-Wheellock
Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929
Accession Number: 29.158.668

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