RARE PERSIAN or TURKISH CIRCA 1840 PERCUSSION SHORT RIFLE:
In very good general condition. 47 inch overall length. 31 ½ inch barrel. About 18 mm caliber. Very good metal showing some surface staining in areas. Turkish crest present on lockplate and breech. No other visible markings. Brass mounted. Very good action. Very good stock with minor handling marks. Rifled bore is dirty and would greatly benefit from a vigorous cleaning. Leather sling appears to be original. A scarce gun!
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