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Old 08-11-2017, 10:14 AM
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Default Any Idea what this is besides a pipe bomb?

This was supposed to have been found in a cave in France. I'd like to know what it is. Some online research lead me to a Fusil.
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Old 08-11-2017, 10:23 AM
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Some sort of Flintlock or caplock rifle. The cavity on the side looks alot like the cavity on old black powder rifles when you remove the locking mechanism.
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Old 08-11-2017, 11:07 AM
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Matchlock maybe? Doesn't look like enough room in there for a typical flintlock.
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Old 08-11-2017, 11:17 AM
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Looks like maybe a Miquelet Lock.
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