Lock from a flint lock rifle
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Latin American History | Military History
Three pieces all covered in rust, the larger piece darker then the other two. "Lock from a flint lock rifle. When the trigger is pulled, the flint springs forward, scraping sparks off a strike plate which ignites the gun powder in the rifle."
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"Lock from a flint lock rifle" (1846). Museums of Port Isabel Collection. 36.