Object Title

Wheellock spanner

Wheellock spanner

Date

1600

Object Number

XIII.157

Provenance

From the collection of Capt. John Ball

Physical Description

The grip or handle forms an adjustable powder measure controlled by a spring catch

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 172.72 mm (6.8 in) Weight: 5.5 oz

Bibliographic References

Graeme Rimer, Wheellock Firearms of the Royal Armouries, Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, 2001. p.61, colour ill.