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Old 10th July 2012, 12:43 AM   #9
Matchlock
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A huge incendiary gun arrow was salvaged, alongside a bronze demiculverin (!), from the wreck of the Mary Rose (sunk 1545).

The haft is of silver fir, the flights are oak.
At the extreme rear end, right behind the flights, a dark area is visible, most probably the former place of a hemp or cord binding gasket.


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