10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SNAPHANCE»
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The Flintlock: Its Origin, Development, and Use
The Spanish, as well as the Netherlands snaphance lock, is said to have been
constructed at the close of the sixteenth century with a question mark as to which
originated first (p. 36). The statements made by certain writers that the snaphance
Torsten Lenk, J. F. Hayward, 2007
The British Army 1660-1704
when recruits for nine companies of the Coldstreams were issued '91 snaphance
musquets, 91 matchlock musquets, 182 collars of bandileers'. The conversion
back to flintlocks became complete when in June 1683 the First Foot Guards, and
A Collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe ...: ...
In the Union, captain 'John Phenny, 10 pair snaphance piltalls, and 10 ,
snaphance muskitts. Api-il 16 54. In the Samuel, Thomas Gates, 12 matchlock
muskitts, 1 2 snaphance pistalls, and 24 swords. . April 1654.. In the Paramore,
John Thurloe, Thomas Birch, 1742
A Collection of ... State-papers, Containing Memorials of ...
Carzfeffion of Thomas Frere. In Aprill, 1654. N the John and Susan, captain John
Lymbery, 6 pair snaphance Vol. xxiii. pistalls. _ si ' P- '39April 1654. In the Union,
captain John Phenny, Io pair snaphance pistalls, and 1_o snaphance muskitts.
John Thurloe, Thomas Birch, 1742
Guns of the Old West: An Illustrated Guide
The Snaphance About 1550, there originated in any one— or more— of five
countries: Spain, Holland, Germany, Scotland or Sweden, a new and sorely
needed simplification of the flint-and-steel principle. This used a hammer, and—
as in the ...
Charles Edward Chapel, 2013
Wars of the Age of Louis Xiv, 1650-1715
Notwithstanding the escape of most ships, these losses to the Allies were huge,
and the gain in prizes by the French was equal to the entire naval budget for that
year. snaphance. From the Swedish “snapplås;” also known as “snaplock.
The Dutch Army and the Military Revolutions, 1588-1688
Snaphance or firelock (line drawing by Jan Piet Puype). Key: A. cock; B. steel; C.
jaws for holding a piece of pyrites; F. pan-cover; T. side-fence; V. steel spring; W.
arm. A 'firelock' or 'snaphance' (vierroer, vuyrroer or snaphaan) was a firearm ...
American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume I: Colonial and ...
S NAPHANCE015.81 Although “snaphance” was used in British Ordnance
records to describeanyof theflintlockvariations, in thistext it refersto a
specificignition system that usesaflint andwhose salient feature isthat the pan
cover is separate ...
Military antiquities respecting a history of the English ...
These small cases were sometimes sixed to a belt worn round the waist. (e )
SNAPHANCE, the Dutch name for a fire-lock; the sirst fire-locks were so called
here. (s) CREENWICH, item, one chamber pece blacke, the slocke of redde
A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and ...
Wilson's James I, 1653. fib SNAP. To entrap. Diego, wee'll to th' gtpaiea. Die. Best
take heed You be not snap'd. Lew. How snap'd? Die. It y that little faire, Thai a
shrew'd tempting face, and a notable tongue. Spanish Gipsis. SNAPHANCE, *.
Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright, 1867