This is an extremely interesting weapon, both for historical as well as artistic/aesthetic reasons. It was crafted in the late 1700s as a matchlock firearm using black powder and a very primitive ignition system, far behind the rest of the world. This type of gun is often referred to as a Tanegashima.
These were also often called in Japanese and sometimes in English "matchlock gun", and they were used by the samurai class and their foot soldiers. Within a few years the introduction of the Tanegashima in battle changed the way war was fought in Japan forever. If you are a collector of rifles this sentimental piece is meant for you.
Full Length: Approximately 49"
Barrel: Approximately 39"
Note: Due to aging riffle shows signs of wear & tear.
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