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Hunting knife combined with wheellock pistol

Ambrosius Gemlich
(German, Munich and Landshut, active ca. 1520–50)

Date: blade ca. 1528–29, etched with a calendar for the years 1529–34; barrel dated 1540 or 1546
Culture: German, Munich
Medium: Steel, gold, staghorn, gilt bronze
Dimensions: L. 18 1/4 in. (46.36 cm); L. of barrel, 12 3/8 in. (31.42 cm); L. of blade, 13 1/4 in. (33.66 cm); Cal..28 in. (7.1 mm);
Classification: Combination Weapons
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1904
Accession Number: 04.3.158

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