Selected Passages from Hungarian-Ottoman Wars between 1372-1699

Strange firearms on the battlefields of the “Hungaries”

This is the only handgun found in Hungary (1607) which had eight barrels, it was called “death-organ”:

The “topor” was a typical Central-European weapon:

Here are a few more interesting combined weapons:

Here is a 14mm bore wheel-lock pistol and battle ax combination from Nuremberg, 1580:

I think they are displayed in Italy:

It is a Hungarian weapon:

This one is the Axe-pistol of Grand Duke Ferdinand I de’ Medici, 1580 (German, Steel, 70 cm):

At last but not at least, look at this firearm from the Museum of Istanbul:

…and look at the strangest pistol I have ever seen (though it is from the early 18th century as I think):


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