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Artifact Identification Pistol   (1956.01.0002)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Firearms
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1800 – 1825
Culture Belgian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 48.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 16.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.0 cm
Weight 942 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Metal
Manufacturing Processes Manufacturing
Munsell Color Information Deep brown (5 y r 3/6) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Bequest of John Needles Chester
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information Acc. card and ledger say this piece is a"crude reproduction of a dueling pistol," but condition of barrel and quality of workmanship suggest that it is an original artifact retooled for percussion in the 19th c.

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