Object Title

Snaphance muzzleloading arquebus - Or Caliver

Snaphance muzzleloading arquebus - Or Caliver

Date

about 1615

Object Number

XII.11301

Provenance

Ex Dunster Castle, Somerset. Purchased 21 May 2002

Physical Description

Flintlock muzzle loading gun, the letters W H inscribed in the butt twice. Trigger and ramrod loose, visible damage. Proof mark on the barrel, a Crown over the letter G.

Techniques

Forged, Carved

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength43.7 in.
BarrelLength1110 mm
OverallLength58.6 in.
OverallLength1490 mm
OverallWeight3.4 kg
OverallWeight7.6 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.59 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Unknown
Crown over letter `G`.
Barrel
Stamped

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