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Pair of Wheellock Pistols Made for the Bodyguard of the Prince-Elector of Saxony

Zacharias Herold (German, Dresden, recorded 1586–1618)

Date:
ca. 1590
Culture:
German, Dresden
Medium:
Steel, wood, silver, gilt brass
Dimensions:
L. of pistol (a), 24 3/16 in. (61.44 cm); L. of barrel (a), 15 1/16 in. (38.26 cm); Cal. of pistol (a), .502 in. (12.75 mm); Wt. of pistol (a), 4 lb. 3 oz. (1.9 kg); L. of pistol (b), 24 3/4 in. (62.87 cm); L. of barrel (b), 15 3/8 in, (39.05 cm); Cal. of pistol (b), .507 in. (12.88 mm); Wt. of pistol (b), 4 lb. 1 oz. (1.85 kg)
Classification:
Firearms-Pistols-Wheellock
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1399a, b
22381

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