Object Title

Wheellock holster pistol

Wheellock holster pistol

Date

1640

Object Number

XII.3760

Provenance

From the collection of Dr Richard Williams, acquired 1974. Purchased by him in Sotheby's, 5th December 1923, lot 83. From the collection of J.C. Curtiss.

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength19.1in
OverallLength27.25in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.506 in

Notes

The Williams catalogue states that a pair of 17th century wheellock holster pistols measuring 27 in were bought in Sotheby's sale of J.C. Curtiss collection 5.12.23, lot No.83. Mann's annotated sale. VALUED AS A PAIR