Reference numberCLP/3i/7
TitleExtract of a letter, 'About a new materiall for handguns and pistolls' from unknown author to [Henry] Oldenburg
Date17 September 1662
DescriptionThe author describes an invention by a goldsmith called Felix Werder of a way of making handguns and pistols from a new material called orichalcum.

Subject: Industry / Weaponry

Written by Werder in Zurich [Switzerland]. Read to the Royal Society on 8 October 1662.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
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