Before the week. And I am sort of flabbergasted that I haven't. This sort of subject should be right in my wheelhouse, but no.
What is that?!
Matchlock, Wheel-lock, Flintlock... All these trip easily to mind and roll off my tongue. But the snaphance is totally unknown to me. It's a slightly different operating system for musketry before the flintlock became popular and solved some problems with the advent of a frizzen as a better sparker/pan-cover.
Frizzen. I knew that one...
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