The iron barrel is round, tapering with a bulbous muzzle and mouldings with a dentated border. Musketeer with a matchlock musket. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Updates? There were some disadvantages to the matchlock, one being that the burning piece could easily not burn in wet or freezing weather, and even lighting the cord takes an annoying amount of time making it impractical and useless if the holder is put in a compromising situation, leading to the rise of the flintlock during the 1600s. Not finding what you're looking for? Indeed, the first matchlock, …1477; the shooters, probably using matchlocks, competed at 200 metres (220 yards).…. On release of the lever or trigger, the spring-load… The Matchlock Pistol and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors: From Internet Movie Firearms Database - Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games, The Girl from the Legend (Devushka iz legendy), The Last One Goes to Hell (Poslední propadne peklu), The Legend of Naresuan: Declaration in Independence, The Adventures of Sir Michael (Przygody pana Michala), The Christofel of Grimmelshausen Adventurous Simplizissimus (Des Christoffel von Grimmelshausen abenteuerlicher Simplizissimus), New Dream Hunter Rem: Massacre in the Phantasmic Labyrinth, Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc and the Alchemist Knight, http://www.imfdb.org/index.php?title=Matchlock&oldid=1376570#Matchlock_Pistol, Fortress defenders, Swedish mercenaries, Jaegers, musketeers, soldiers, mercenaries and brigands, Spanish and Portuguese soldiers and sailors. Royal Armouries grants you a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to make Commercial Use or Non-Commercial Use of Our Crown Copyright Content Further context, best practice and guidance can be found in the UK Government Licensing Framework section on, UK Government Licensing Framework section, Content in which Royal Armouries owns the IPR; and, acknowledge the source of the Content by including an Attribution provided that if you are using Content from several rights owners and sources and to make Commercial Use of Our Content does/will not cover the Use of: The Content is licensed ‘as is' and the Royal Armouries excludes all representations, warranties, obligations and liabilities in relation to the Content to Full stocked in a brown stained wood, carved with a ball butt that ressembles a brass butt-cap. This licence is governed by the laws of the jurisdiction of England & Wales. This page features Matchlock guns used in media other than the Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock which is the most popular Matchlock gun seen on screen.