Guncovered: Wheellock or Matchlock?

Transitions in firearm technology never happen overnight. They take years, even decades, for old established designs to fade away. Case in point are two of the muskets shown here. Are they matchlocks? Are they wheellocks? However you want to classify them, they represent a fascinating transition in firearms ignition systems.

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