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Percussion Rifle

Carl Stiegele
ca. 1865
German, Munich
Steel, wood (walnut), gold, glass, silver
L. 43 3/8 in. (110.2 cm); L. of barrel 27 5/8 in. (70.2 cm); Cal. .45 in. (11.4 mm); Wt. 8 lb. 1 oz. (3657.1 g)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1974
Accession Number:
Not on view
Nickel, Helmut. "Arms and Armor." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975. p. 45, ill.

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