Swivel musketoon

Brass, iron, wood and textile | 62 x 100.5 x 31mm | c. 1780 - c. 1800


The swivel musketoon was a populair type of gun first used on galleys in the Mediterranean from the 16th century. It had a relatively wide barrel. The swivel made it very manoeuvrable: it could be operated by a single gunner. Later, swivel musketoons...
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