Object Title

Bullet crossbow

Bullet crossbow

Date

1600

Object Number

XI.16

Physical Description

Of steel except for the butt. The bow passes through the fore-end of the stock bar and is secured by wedges. The stock bar carries the bending lever, stamped with a mark, and the action, the latter set by means of a button under the bar forward of the trigger guard. V-backsight, the foresight pillars lack their crosswires. The cord is missing.
Wooden cheek-stock inlaid with birds, spirals, tendrils and patterns of bone involving mother-of-pearl patterns.

Dimensions

OverallLength724mm

Associations

Places Germany