Object Title

Wheellock holster pistol

Wheellock holster pistol

Date

1580

Object Number

XII.1781

Provenance

Transferred from the Royal United Services Museum, 1963. Presented to the Museum by John Davidson Esq. (R.U.S.I. cat No 2238).

Physical Description

Of ball butt design and highly decorated

Dimensions

BarrelLength305mm
OverallLength483mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.550 in (27 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped with the Nuremberg control mark

Bibliographic References

Graeme Rimer, Wheellock Firearms of the Royal Armouries, Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, 2001. p.40, colour ill.