Object Title

Wheellock pistol

Wheellock pistol

Date

1580

Object Number

XII.1079

Provenance

Presented by the executioners wife of Col.J.Stowell 1928. This item has been rejected by the V&A after his collection had been offered.

Physical Description

Of 'ducks foot' type fitted with seven barrels

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length (main barrel): 11 in Weight: 6 lb 12 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

.600 in (22 bore)

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Part of a collection offered to the V & A which accepted all but rejected this piece.