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An Ottoman miquelet rifle with silver mounts, signed by Lutf 'Ali, Turkey, dated 1226 AH/1811 AD and 1274 AH/1857 AD
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An Ottoman miquelet rifle with silver mounts, signed by Lutf 'Ali, Turkey, dated 1226 AH/1811 AD and 1274 AH/1857 AD
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An Ottoman miquelet rifle with silver mounts, signed by Lutf 'Ali, Turkey, dated 1226 AH/1811 AD and 1274 AH/1857 AD
the elaborately watered barrel with arch-shaped sighting plate, gold-overlaid designs to the top and flintlock mechanism, lock with date 1226 AH and red coral bead, six silver barrel bands, stock and barrel extensively decorated, chased silver mounts comprising foliate motifs, notably tulips, geometric designs, maker's mark to top of butt, further inscription and date 1270 AH near tang, further date 1274 AH on the top of the stock
122.5cm.
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