Metal detecting holidays in England with the World's most successful metal detecting club.20 years plus.

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17th1/Toy cannons and pistols




17thC working toy petronel (pistol)

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1640

The toy is based on the match-lock 'petronels' of the 16th and 17th Centuries

Possible blow out to the barrel due to overpacking of gun powder


19thC toy flintlock pistol



Working 18thC Toy cannons











Tiny 18thC toy cannon