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Wheel-lock sporting rifle: HEN.M.429-1933

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Maker(s)

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Description

Wheel-lock sporting rifle, c.1690. Barrel signed Gabriel Beyr, Innsbruck.

Legal notes

J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 117.4 cm
Weight: 5175.0 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933-03-16) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Late 17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1690

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Gabriel Beyr, Innsbruck
  • Location: On barrel
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.429-1933
Primary reference Number: 19518
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 3 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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