Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Handgun Rest

See also: Handgun rest and Handgun rest in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

A tall pole with a forked head used to support and steady early firearms.

Default orientation: palewise, fork to chief. No proper coloration.

Handgun Rest (1) §

Source: Siebmacher’s Wappenbuch of 1605. Artist: Johann Siebmacher. (Arms of Waldstromer von Reichelsdorf, page 108.)