Join Date: Apr 2010
Definitely, it seems to me a lock armed with castings, instead of being forged. I have not seen any indication that has been filed in any part, not even in the springs. The surfaces show a granulate, compatible with casting
The decoration in the barrel in the shape of a zig-zag show a rounded edge, incompatible with the chiseling or chiseled.
A test would be to mount a stone in the foot of the cat (cock or hammer) and shoot, to see if the frizzen produces sparks. If, as I suspect it is false, it would not produce sparks.
is what I think, just by looking at the pictures.
Affectionately. Fernando K