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gun, matchlock

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    Chinese matchlock gun
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    Chinese matchlock gun
    muzzle-loader; octagonal steel barrel inlaid with silver dragons; brass mounted stock; about 60 bore [.40 inch calibre]; forend made from two separate pieces; long hammer; ball-tipped trigger; length of burnable rope attached to hammer; ring attached to front of trigger guard; holes in stock for rope to go through; brass [lion] plate on butt
    missing parts: screws from lock plate; part of rear sight; ramrod
  • Other Number
    W1410, 1924.14, 9593, 230559
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gun, matchlock, 1924.14, W1410, 9593, 230559, Photographed by Richard NG, digital, 10 Mar 2017, © Auckland Museum CC BY
gun, matchlock, 1924.14, W1410, 9593, 230559, Photographed… … Read more


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