Object Title

Wheellock pistol

Wheellock pistol

Date

1635-1650

Object Number

XII.733

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Previously catalogued under the 1909 Dillon sequence as XII.63 and before that under the 1859 Hewitt (or Old War Office sequence) as XII.54. Therefore was in the collection prior to 1859. Purchased at the Christies sale of Ralph Bernal's collection, Eaton Square, 1855.

Dimensions

BarrelLength11.4in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.525 in (32 bore)

Associations

Bibliographic References

J.Hewitt, Official 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.