Col. Le Mat - Jean François Alexander Le Mat Støckel: born 1824 in Paris, moved 1840 to New Orleans, receives 1856 patent for his revolver where the base / cylinder pin is also used as a buckshot barrel. The revolvers started to be made 1859/1860 by Dr. Girard, Paris. V. Forgett, Alain and Marie Serpette, Le Mat, The Man, The Gun, page 162: Belgian patent Feb. 16, 1869 for Center Fire Hammer
Christmas Teddy Bear
Bronze barreled matchlock pistol, Signed:Shin-kin Kitae Katai Kyosuke-saku, 1829, length 53.6 cm, barrel length 31.0 cm, caliber 2.6 cm.
Bichwa (17th Century CE Thanjavur, South Indian Weapon) (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA)
Espadín - Alemania - 1750–1760
Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, ca. 1853. Steel, brass, gold, walnut.
Espadín - Alemania - 1750–1760 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Mr Whiskers by teddybearswednesday on Etsy
Sword (Kaskara), late 19th century. Persian culture. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1977 (1977.162.1) | This work is exhibited in the “Arms and Armor from the Islamic World” exhibition, on view through January 2, 2017 #AsianArt100