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Flint-lock pistol: HEN.M.440-1933

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Current Location: In storage






Flint-lock pistol, c.1680, French, inscribed 'Le Conte A Carhat'.

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J.S. Henderson Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 42.3 cm
Weight: 855.0 g

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century, Late
Production date: AD 1680

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Le Conte A Carhat
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

Identification numbers

Accession number: HEN.M.440-1933
Primary reference Number: 19553
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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