Snaphaunce musket

A snaphance or snaphaunce is a type of lock for firing a gun or is a gun using that mechanism. The name is Dutch in origin but the mechanism cannot be attributed to the Netherlands with certainty A snaplock is a type of lock for firing a gun or is a gun fired by such a lock.. A snaplock ignites the (usually muzzleloading) weapon's propellant by means of sparks produced when a spring-powered cock strikes a flint down on to a piece of hardened steel Muzzleloading guns - A variety of locks including english lock, doglock, flintlock - Custom made to your requirements. Oak Arms Ltd - Bulgaria, specialise in the manufacture of reproduction muzzleloading guns, for the collector, hunter, target shooter, re-enactor, or for use in film and theatre productions Other Images: Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Image 4 Historical Background. This unique pistol is an excellent representation of the evolution of flintlocks. In the collecting world this flintlock is called two names: (1) a simplified snaphaunce or (2) an early dog lock

Snaphaunce The on-line marketplace for Fine Antique Arms and Armour Flintlocks at War For Fine Antique Arms. Martin Giles Antiques Specialist in 19th Century American Firearms, Western and Equestrian Collectables and Fine Horsedrawn Carriages #719- US Cadet musket, issued to military cadets at West Point and the Virginia Military Institute in the 1840's, looks like a lightweight 1835 Flintlock musket but with shorter pull, shorter barrel and lighter barrel in 58 rather than 69 caliber Bibliography. armscollectors.com udel.edu McGraw-Hill. Based on A History of Firearms by Major H.B.C. Pollard From Notable Gun Dates in Edgar Howard Penrose, Descriptive Catalog of the Collection of Firearms in the Museum of Applied Science of Victoria [Australia], by, Museum of Applied Science of Victoria Handbook No. 1, 1949

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Flint (SiO2 - Silicon Dixoide) is a bio-sedimentary material that was formed in the ocean millions of years ago. It is almost pure silica, containing less than 5% impurity in the form of Calcium Carbontate and other trace elements, such as sodium and potassium which are found in different proportions from different sites, thus allowing analysis to determine the source of flint tools The NRA Museums are home to the finest firearms collection in the world. The National Firearms Museum, at the NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, details and examines the nearly 700-year history of firearms with a special emphasis on firearms, freedom, and the American experience

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