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Old 1st January 2014, 01:25 PM   #22
Matchlock
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An early hackbut with unusually finely preserved three-stage wrought-iron octagonal barrel, ca. 1460-70, at the museum of Granson castle, Switzerland. It retains its original stock but never had a lock mechanism.

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