An Indian 18-Bore Matchlock Gun
Lot 110*Y
An Indian 18-Bore Matchlock Gun
Sold for £525 (US$ 891) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Indian 18-Bore Matchlock Gun
18th Century
With two-stage sighted barrel with waisted line engraved flared muzzle carrying a copper fore-sight, finely punched over its entire length and retained by thin leather thongs, flared breech with standing back-sight, pan with pivoting cover, copper side-plates secured by iron pins on embossed silver washers, lightly figured hardwood full stock (minor repairs and damage), flared curved butt sparsely inlaid with shaped ivory borders, panels and dots, a grooved panel behind the barrel inlaid en suite, iron pricker retained by silver chains, and sling loop (ramrod missing)
119.7 cm. barrel
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