Object Title

Wheellock muzzle-loading rifle

Wheellock muzzle-loading rifle

Date

1568

Object Number

XII.1198

Provenance

From the Norton Hall Collection. Presented by the National Art-Collections Fund, 1942.

Physical Description

Inlaid with stag horn dots over the entire surface of the stock

Dimensions

BarrelLength35.2inches
BarrelLength895mm
OverallLength1165mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.570 in (25 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel stamped SF and the barrel forgers initials HV

Bibliographic References

Graeme Rimer, Wheellock Firearms of the Royal Armouries, Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, 2001. p.38, colour ill.