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AUGUSTIN  TUBE OR PILL LOCK RIFLE/MUSKET, 1844

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AUGUSTIN TUBE OR PILL LOCK RIFLE/MUSKET, 1844

Pill Lock muskets used a tube placed under the hammer and held by a cover, when the hammer came down the tube fractured and two components mixed causing a spark, thus firing the weapon.
Charges were loaded via the muzzle.

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A1133, A1133b



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