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Old 30th July 2009, 03:29 PM   #9
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A closely related specimen at the Musée de l'Armée, Paris, dated to around 1380 by the museum people which is almost 100 years too early in my opinion.

The general shape, the swamping of both the rear end and the muzzle, as well as the proportions and the moulded touch hole are very similar.

Michael
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