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Japanese 28 bore percussion pistol, 19th century, signed Noda Gorobie Saku, swamped octagonal sighted barrel engraved with clouds and a dragon, back-action iron lock, and brass mounts (barrel-bolt and ramrod missing), 12in. (30.5cm.).
Indian (Sind) matchlock, 18th century, 19th century percussion conversion, 46" flared muzzle barrel with mechanical damask spiral pattern throughout. The thickened breach with incised lattice pattern, probably talismanic. Integral opened sight, wood stock with deeply curved rear and dramatically flared butt the tips sheathed in red pigment inlaid segments with additional plain and matching overlays ahead. The fore stock with chiseled brass bands and cap. Drum conversion with handmade lock.