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Lot 0139
An ornately-decorated musket dating from the Ottoman Empire. This gun bears a 41" barrel and it measures 55 1/2" long overall. The stock is elaborately ornamented, sheathed in etched bone with silver studs, with extensive engraved silver trim on top and bottom. Where stock meets barrel one finds more silver trim, elaborately cut-out and engraved. Extensive silver decoration is present in front of and behind the silver trigger guard, which itself bears what appear to be two or three inlaid stones. No less than 16 wide ornately engraved silver bands tie the barrel to the stock for the length of the barrel.

Dimensions: Overall length: 55 1/2 in., 141 cm., barrel: 41 in., 105 cm.

Condition

Very good

Starting Bid

$350.00

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  • 27%

19TH C. MOROCCAN SNAPHAUNCE RIFLE IN SILVER MOUNTS

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