A type of flintlock developed in Spain.
- Could the lock on the flintlock-axe be a Miquelet lock which I think was used by the Spanish or Moors?
- Up for sale is this Miquelet lock from an Algerian rifle.
- They have been tentatively identified as Spanish Cavalry pieces and feature the distinctive Miquelet lock with brass and iron furniture.
Late 17th century: via French from Spanish miquelete, from Catalan Miquel, equivalent of the given name Michael.
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