Wheellocks and Miquelets, excellence in flintlocking, get NRA News Focus
Raton, New Mexico - Last night’s Curator’s Corner featured two incredible examples of early European craftsmanship; the wheellock and Miquelet rifles.
“These type of guns, this era of guns, are actually very hard to acquire,” said NRA Museums Director Jim Supica.
Joined by Whittington Center Executive Director Wayne Armacost inside the Frank Brownell Museum of the Southwest, Supica anxiously sat by as Armacost broke down the older model of the two; an Italian wheellock.
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