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Old 25th September 2012, 05:08 PM   #6
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Default A Bundle and Lengths of 17th C. Matchcord, Armémuseum Stockholm

The bundle on top weighs 3.4 kg and might measure 10 m in length.

Simliar to the images I posted before, the close-ups allow to study the characteristic fibrous structure of match rope.

And a detached matchlock mechanism, Swedish, 1620's.

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