Around the turn of the 17th to 18 Century emerged in England as a result of consistent further development of already known systems, a type of gun on the big likingness gained because of its simple mechanics, but reliable function, coupled with excellent maneuverability within a very short time: The travel and pocket pistol with detachable run - the so-called " turn-off "system. This catalog shows all the exhibits that were shown in Rastatt Palace Wehrgeschichtliches Museum until the end of 2012 as part of a special exhibition. The Board of Trustees for the Advancement of historical weapons collections declared spontaneously willing to give the collector with this work a catalog of all of the exhibits and their detailed description shown at the time of the hand. Color illustrations are the high quality craftsmanship and artistically very appealing weapons each on both sides. Additional macro shots show striking and important details. In the text, the history, manufacture and construction of the weapons in its entirety is declared, and described the various variants such as the so-called "Queen Anne guns" and the box-lock guns and accessories such as the Springfield bayonet. Have an exciting band for collectors, fans, and all weapons, the joy of old crafts.
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