Description17th Century Continental Crossbow.
With robust steel bow retained by steel wedge and with string of twisted cords, plain wood and steel tiller (old repairs) of rectangular section with turned hardwood butt. Iron and brass mounts. 8-inch serpentine steel string release. Sold together with a wood and steel cocking mechanism and rare 16-inch bolt with carved wood stabilizer and steel point.
Condition: Very good to fine for this model. Stock with worm holes. Crack in wood forward of trigger housing. Old repairs to stock. Bow, bolt and cocking device are fine with age wear and patina.
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