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Old 16th May 2012, 04:32 PM   #3
Matchlock
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Please see also

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showt...ed=1#post139355

and this short tiller arquebus of ca. 1430-40 in my collection (attachments).
Please note especially the short angularly reinforced breech with the molded touch hole, which is very similar to the one of the first barrel in this thread.

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