Object Title

Wheellock holster pistol

Wheellock holster pistol

Date

1630

Object Number

XII.735

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Previously catalogued under the 1909 Dillon sequence as XII.59 and before that under the 1859 Hewitt (or Old War Office sequence) as XII.49. Therefore was in the collection prior to 1859.

Dimensions

BarrelLength7in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.560 in (26 bore)

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

J.Hewitt, Officail catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, HMSO, 1859, p.72.

Charles J. Ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, london, HMSO, 1916, Vol.II, p.409.