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Old 27th November 2008, 04:15 PM   #12
Matchlock
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Default A stunning Gothic crossbow, ca. 1450-70, at the Wallace Collection, London

The wooden tiller completely covered by carved and part colored ivory plaques. The arms are those of Fels-Colonna, The Tyrol.
Note the mark on the tiller trigger.

Michael
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