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Old 21st September 2008, 07:14 PM   #3
Matchlock
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Default Dated 1531: The world's finest pistol in existence

Gilt, carved and bone (not ivory!) inlaid all over.

Another personal weapon of the Roman Emperor Charles V and preserved in Madrid.

Overall lentgh 78 cm.

Michael
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