Heavy Barreled Japanese Style Matchlock Carbine

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Heavy Barreled Japanese Style Matchlock Carbine
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Raised blade front and notch rear sights, with a swiveling brass shield on the iron flash pan, the base of which shows a few small, untranslated markings. Smooth straight grip stock, with a set of three sheet metal barrel bands, ink markings on the right side of the forearm, carved markings on the underside, brass tube trigger guard, and a naked butt.
BBL: 20 1/2 inch octagon
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 63
Finish: brown
Serial Number: NSN
Condition: Fair, with a rough brown patina on the barrel, some rust and spotting, and a dark aged color to the brass components. Splinters are absent from the upper edges of the forearm, with replacement bands, cracks and dings. Mechanically fair.