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Auktion: Field & Range Firearms
wurde versteigert am: 11. August 2020
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(A) JAPANESE TANEGASHIMA MATCHLOCK RIFLE.

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 1065, Aufrufe: 21

Classic form of the musket used by Japan after 1543 when the acquired the technology from Portuguese traders. Onion cannon muzzle with pierced integral rear sight. Top of octagonal barrel is inlaid with gold, silver, and copper dragons amongst clouds. Simple line design of a classic Japanese helmet at breech. Stock reinforcement pins with chrysanthemum motifs, one missing on right side. Brass furniture otherwise plain, with mainspring featuring a singular pierced floral piece. Stock otherwise decorated with brass inlays of birds, dragons, clouds, and other designs. CONDITION: Very good considering the age of the piece. One of the brass reinforcement inlays in the stock is missing and the brass inlay along the spine is missing some brass near heel. Inlays on barrel visible with some extremely minor losses that do not detract. Barrel with with some age related patina. Matchlock works appropriately, bore is good with even oxidation throughout. Stock with three cracks that appear stable and one piece missing on left side along other scattered handling marks. A nice example of a classic Japanese firearm. EW Name Value Accessories Barrel Length 41 - 3/4" Caliber/Bore .60 Smoothbore Drop at Comb Drop at Heel FFL Status Antique Length of Pull Manufacturer Japanese Model Matchlock Paperwork Serial Number NSN

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Morphy Auctions
Titel: Field & Range Firearms
Auktionsdatum: 11.08.2020 - 13.08.2020
Adresse: Morphy Auctions
North Reading Road 2000
PA 17517 Denver
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