Long barrelled Matchlock Rifle

Description
Indian long barrelled matchlock rifle. Smooth bored barrel with fore and back sights. Priming pan has simple hinged cover and is fixed to the barrel which is held to the stock with metal bands. Rifle is damaged with barrel being bent and stock split. Stock butt is rounded. Ramrod under barrel. Leather strap attached to rifle opposite priming pan.
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Provenance details
COORG
Measurements
Dimensions (LxWxH): 1360 x 175 x 65mm (53 9/16 x 6 7/8 x 2 9/16")
Calibre: 9/16" (14mm)
Associated notes
Note in catalogue reads " This gun was used by the COORG tribes in India"
Current rights code
Other Id
E145.196
E.103.44
E.103.44
Arms1969.152
AR856.0
Catalogue number
Arms1969.152

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