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Old 26th February 2014, 06:26 PM   #10
fernando
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Originally Posted by Matchlock
...I am proud to say that a fine specimen of an extremely rare type of heavy (9 kg!) and early matchlock musket of ca. 1570-80 is in my collection ...

Proud for what ? For being the owner of such virtualy untouched 'one and only' refined musket, made by an elite gun maker, with such an ordnance feeling and a weight and length that only a guy with a stature like yours can handle ?
I tell you something; even if you wished to offer it to me i would have to decline, such would be the cost of sending it over by armoured transport and security guards
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