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Old 7th January 2014, 01:24 PM   #19
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Thank you so much, Fernando, you're just great:



Yes, this is the one I was talking about!

And here is the original Österreichisches Kürassier-Tromblon M 1759, the very model that the barrel was taken from.
Barrel length 65.6 cm, bore at muzzle 44 mm, at tang 26 mm.

I hope that Tobias Capwell has fun taking the measurements of the barrel of the Wallace 'wheellock blunderbuss' ...
Scanned from Peter Krenn, Die Handfeuerwaffen des österreichischen Soldaten, Graz, 1985


I deaccessioned Baxter's Blunderbusses a few years ago from my library just because there was not one single honest and early piece in it.



Best,
Michael
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