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Wheellock Gun of Philippe de Croy, Prince of Chimay (1526–1595)

Date:
1551–56
Culture:
Flemish, possibly Antwerp
Medium:
Steel, damascened with gold and silver; wood, overlaid with carved ivory
Dimensions:
L. 42 1/8 in. (107.0 cm); L. of barrel, 27 5/8 in. (70.15 cm); Cal. .56 in. (14.22 mm); Wt. 8 lb. 10 oz. (3917 g)
Classification:
Firearms-Guns-Wheellock
Credit Line:
Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. Bashford Dean, 1929
Accession Number:
29.151.1
23197

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