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Lot 62205335

Japan - 18th century - Matchlock - Musket

This type of musket is referred to as a Tanegashima after the island “Tanegashima”. This particular Tanegashima is dating to the EDO period (1615–1868) and it is very probably crafted after 1700 before the early 1800s It has been used and fired as a matchlock firearm, which is muzzle-loaded using black powder a lead ball and a matchlock ignition... more
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30 Sep 2022
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Netherlands
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