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    Handgoones/handcannon

    Model handgoones about 1/3 scale. The Tannenberg gun miniature with 3 sets of 8 sided facets took about as long to make as full size one on big mill.

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    That's done very nice. Were these the guns that were used on ship's railings?
    Does it fire a projectile?
    Regards, DJH

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    They will fire black powder with 32 calibre ball.

    The one on post is a wall gun, hook gun (Hakenb├╝chse) There is speculation that spikes on these guns may have been to use as a secondary weapon but probably were also hung over walls, shield and ships.

    The hexagonal one is a copy of the Tannenberg gun. Found in the water well of the 1399 destroyed Tannenberg castle. Oldest known surviving firearm from Germany

    There are paintings of similar early guns being held under the arm and fired. The smaller one with metal ring represents a type may have been held on a belt and fired from horseback.

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