Afghan Jezail musket with Turkish twist damascus barrel

Afghan Jezail musket with Turkish twist damascus barrel

Very old 19th century Afghan musket or rifle, wooden stock with simple decorations. The flintlock mechanism with the rampant British lion and crowned inspection mark, probably for the East India Company, the tail end with a deep stamp containin arabic calligraphy, The facetted barrel from a Turkish firearm showing nice chiselled arabesques and features, visible twist damascus pattern to some areas of the steel.   indo persian

Ref: ALS7

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$1,500.00