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Old 27th March 2009, 04:27 PM   #29
Matchlock
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Location: Bavaria, Germany - the center of 15th and 16th century gunmaking
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Default See what that sleeping Landsknecht guy has rested on his knees!

A 1530's matchlock harquebus with blued iron parts, brass tunnel back sight and heavily swamped muzzle section, the stock left 'in the white'!!!!

Detail of a painting of the Resurrection by Simon Franck, ca. 1540, in the basilica of Aschaffenburg/Northern Bavaria.

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