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Magnificent South Indian Bandaq Matchlock Musket 18th century

 A fine Indian Bandaq Matchlock musket, superb quality. The heavy steel barrel chiselled with repeating textured design, bound to the wooden lacquered stock with chiselled silver fittings and cord/thread. The breech end thickly covered with gilt, the fluted breech block of ebony inlaid with ivory roundels, Brass side plates, the other mounts to the stock of filigree silver, large trigger again thickly covered with gold foil. All in good working order circa 1750. indo persian middle east torador rifle gun

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