Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Bavaria, Germany - the center of 15th and 16th century gunmaking
Don't you worry, we are on the same page; I just wanted to correct my earlier statement and make it perfectly clear what that knob actually is.
I attach images of my earliest snapping tinderlock mechanism, Maximilian I period, ca. 1500-20, which employs the same lateral push-button trigger.