14th Century German Handgonne

Socket Opening

Socket End

Here we have a museum quality bronze European handgonne dating from the 14th century discovered in Germany. A bronze tube held in a straight wooden stock, ignited by poking a hot wire into the touch hole. Has a bore diameter of approximately 14mm, .55 caliber Dating from the 14th century. These photos and edited text contributed by Ancient Art Gallery Stormbroek.

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