English Stonebow late 19th century.
Flemish target crossbow mid 19th century.
assumed late 19th century.
Rather nice assumed French Target crossbow, late 19th century.
close up of a rear sight, French? also shows a Hair trigger.
mid 19th century English Crossbow.
for want of a better description this is a Goats foot crossbow or stonebow loader.
Quite a rare item.
A rather nice picture of a crossbowman fitting the windlass to wind back the cord.
Heavy duty crossbow with a bolt container, assumed Germanic mid 18th century?
Assumed German, fruit wood stock with inlay.
Note the small loop on the front of bow, this was for a metal rod on the end of your boot. You also wore a heavy leather belt with two hooks on it.
You caught the cord on the two hooks on your belt then using your foot hooked the loop and then pushed down to rest and charge your crossbow. Fine as long as you were sober!
Target crossbow, French, mid 18th century early 19th.
Rather stunning German hunting crossbow, Ivory inlay, very nice.
Possibly Flemish Target crossbow, 18 century.
German or might just be Italian? mid 18th century.
Rather odd looking target crossbow. Assumed French, late 19th Century.
Ornate Rear sight on a crossbow.
Belgum target crossbow. late 19th century.
German hunting crossbow, circa 17th/18 century.
French Target crossbow
A GERMAN SPORTING CROSSBOW, LATE 16TH CENTURY with steel bow.
A GERMAN PISTOL CROSSBOW, CIRCA 1830.jpg