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Object Title

Crossbow - ('Balestrino')

Crossbow - ('Balestrino')

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

XI.286

Provenance

Formerly A044/2 Andrew Lumley, 1991.

Physical Description

Of all-steel construction. The hollow faceted handle contains the screw-jack cocking mechanism by which the string is pulled back to the ‘cocked’ position and it has a small top thumb trigger to allow the release of the bolt

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Techniques

Handmade

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength178 mm
OverallWeight368.5 g
OverallWidth165 mm

Associations

Places Italy
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