Wheellock pistol; Flintlock sporting gun. German, Alsace, dated 1646. The lock is stamped with the mark attributed to the Solothurn gun maker Franz Kruter. Decorated by Jean Conrad Tornier (Tower Armouries, XII.1549); Matchlock petronel. French, about 1590 (Tower Armouries, XII.1548)

Object Title

Wheellock pistol; Flintlock sporting gun. German, Alsace, dated 1646. The lock is stamped with the mark attributed to the Solothurn gun maker Franz Kruter. Decorated by Jean Conrad Tornier (Tower Armouries, XII.1549); Matchlock petronel. French, about 1590 (Tower Armouries, XII.1548)

Wheellock pistol; Flintlock sporting gun. German, Alsace, dated 1646. The lock is stamped with the mark attributed to the Solothurn gun maker Franz Kruter. Decorated by Jean Conrad Tornier (Tower Armouries, XII.1549); Matchlock petronel. French, about 1590 (Tower Armouries, XII.1548)

Reference

ARM PH A2167.8

Level

Item

Extent

B/W Negative

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright