Object Title

Wheellock carbine

Wheellock carbine

Date

1600

Object Number

XII.724

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Previously under the 1909 Dillon sequence as XII.29 and before that under the 1859 Hewitt (or Old War Office sequence) as XII.35. Therefore was in the collection prior to 1859

Dimensions

BarrelLength533mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.400 in (73 bore)

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

Charles J. Ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, London, HMSO, 1916, Vol.II, p.408.

J.Hewitt, Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, HMSO, 1859, p.71.