Object Title

Wheellock muzzle-loading sporting gun - Unknown

Wheellock muzzle-loading sporting gun - Unknown

Date

about 1600

Object Number

XII.1482

Provenance

Presented 1949.

Physical Description

Barrel octagonal at the breech where it is stamped with the initials MR. Lock with convex steel wheel-cover and button pan-cover release. Stock with cheek butt, the cheek piece inlaid with a bone plaque engraved with a boar. Fore-end decorated with inlays of stags-horn at the barrel pins. Fore-end partly restored.

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength44.3 in.
BarrelLength1125 mm
OverallLength55.51 in.
OverallLength1410 mm
OverallWeight4.83 kg
OverallWeight10.6562 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.650 in (16.5 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

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MR
Breech
Stamped