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Matchlock 443

44PG302/EU 2089, F-320 S-8 Matchlock 443
44PG302/EU 2089, F-320 S-8

Matchlock: Most of the plate, part of the serpentine, and remnants of a few of the other gun parts are present on this very deteriorated matchlock from the 17th century recovered from Jordan’s Journey, near Hopewell in Prince George County. See a more complete example:  whole matchlock

Updated April 10, 2018