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Old 6th April 2012, 10:18 PM   #22
Matchlock
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Please compare this fine piece with a ca. 1530 Landsknecht matchlock arquebus being loaded, with the tinned iron bandolier conatainers and powder horn depicted, all illustrated in a contemporary Swiss piece of period artwork:

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showt...7153#post137153

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Michael
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