Double-barrelled volley gun

late 15th century

Foto: UMJ/N.Lackner

Amongst the oldest weapons in the armoury are three double-barrelled volley guns dating from the end of the 15th century. Volley guns are weapons, which have two or more barrels attached to one single gun; this increased the distance that could be covered by the load and thus strengthened the firepower of the weapon.

 

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Styrian Armoury

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Styrian Armoury

Herrengasse 16
8010 Graz, Österreich
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