Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Bavaria, Germany - the center of 15th and 16th century gunmaking
The Graz Snap Tinderlock Haquebut of ca. 1526-30, Misdated to 'ca. 1490 by Hoff
Though being of Styrian production, it closely follows the somewhat earlier Nuremberg models.
See also some historical sources of illustration clearly depicting the use of a small piece of glowing tinder in the tiny tubular heads of those delicate serpentines, instead of a match cord.