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LOT 473

Lot 473

Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock Musket, Meiji Period, 19th century

Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock Musket, Meiji Period, 19th century
Lot 473 Details
Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock Musket, Meiji Period, 19th century

the 25 inch barrel with inlaid silver kiritake-kurusu kamon (bamboo cross crest) and dragon decoration, on signed oak full stock
length 38.5 in — 97.8 cm

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $1,680
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock Musket, Meiji Period, 19th century
  • Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock Musket, Meiji Period, 19th century
  • Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock Musket, Meiji Period, 19th century

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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