" ... and His Majesty said 'All my guns together are not worth one of these!'"

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Volumes

Art, arms and armour
p. 252-277

Note

The intriguing history and documentation, exhumed from the State Archives of Venice over the past seven years, behind the pair of self-spanning wheellock pistols and their matching carbine presented by the Venetian Senate to Louis XIII in 1639, now kept in the Swedish Royal Armouries in Stockholm