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Old 11th April 2014, 11:07 AM   #279
Matchlock
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These crossbow bolts, the hafts grown musty, I photographed in the Museum Nordico (City Museum) of Linz/Austria in 1989, when they were on display in an old chest, together with rare quoits and a bundle of matchcord.

For more on these rarities, please see my thread on incendiary items:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=7085,
especially
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showt...9094#post169094


Best,
Michael
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