Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Bavaria, Germany - the center of 15th and 16th century gunmaking
Snap matchlocks ca. 1555 in the Graz armory
Here are digital pics a friend of mine took that show details of a ca. 1555 Styrian wall gun; some of the barrels of this group are dated 1554, 1556 and 1557 respectively.
I took the measuremts of one of those big pieces:
overall length 215 cm, cal. 24.8 mm smoothbore, weight 26.5 kg.
Some of the butt-stocks resemble that of my Straubing harquebus but there are other variations as well.