Object Title

Wheellock pistol

Wheellock pistol

Date

1600

Object Number

XII.726

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Previously catalogued under the 1909 Dillon sequence as XII.54 and before that under the 1859 Hewitt (or Old War Office sequence) as XII.44. Therefore was in the collection prior to 1859.

Dimensions

BarrelLength12in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.580 in (24 bore)

Bibliographic References

J.Hewitt, Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, HMSO, 1859, p.72.

Charles J. Ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the armouries of the Tower of London, London, HMSO, 1916, Vol.II, p.408, ill, plate XXXV.