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Old 2nd June 2012, 12:20 AM   #36
Matchlock
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Snap-tinderlock arquebuses from the armories of Maximilian I; a watercolor by Jörg Kölderer, 1507, fol. 53b.

Please note the piles of unstocked barrels, both of wrought iron and brass, of ramrods, and the single detached brass barrel shown at the bottom which in each detail corresponds to the ones discussed here.

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