Object Title

Wheellock holster pistol

Wheellock holster pistol

Date

1610

Object Number

XII.1255

Provenance

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

Physical Description

The gun is undated but was probably stocked by Hans Frost or Hans Fleischer (HF), stock makers of Dresden.

Dimensions

BarrelLength476mm
OverallLength737mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none

Calibre

.580 in (25 bore)

Bibliographic References

Graeme Rimer, Wheellock Firearms of the Royal Armouries, Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, 2001. p.45, colour ill.