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Cased Set of a Flintlock Rifle, a Pair of Pistols, and Accessories

Gunsmith: Nicolas Noël Boutet
(French, Versailles and Paris, 1761–1833)

Date: ca. 1800
Geography: Versailles
Culture: French, Versailles
Medium: Steel, walnut, silver, gold, horn, mahogany, velvet
Dimensions: L. of rifle, 43 1/2 in. (110.49 cm); L. of barrel of rifle, 27 5/8 in. (70.2 cm); Cal. of rifle, .64 in. (16.26 mm); Wt. of rifle, 6 lb. 7 oz. (2920 g); L. of each pistol, 17 in. (43.17 cm); L. of barrel, 11 5/8 in. (29.53 cm); Cal. of each pistol, .52 in. (13.21 mm); Wt. 2 lbs. 2 oz. (963.88 g) Weight of each pistol, 2 lb. 2 oz. (963.9 g) Length of each pistol, 17 in. (43.2 cm) Barrel length of each pistol, 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm) Case dimensions, 46 7/16 x 15 15/16 x 2 3/16 in. (118 x 40.5 x 5.5 cm)
Classification: Firearms-Guns-Flintlock
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1970
Accession Number: 1970.179.1a–q

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