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Lot 4180: Three Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock Arquebuses

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Three Japanese Tanegashima Matchlock Arquebuses

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

A) Tanegashima Arquebus with Inlaid Stock

Manufacturer: Japanese
Model: Matchlock
Type: Musket
Gauge: 45
Barrel: 42 inch octagon
Finish: unknown
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 275
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

Description:

Rods for all three absent.

B) Engraved Tanegashima Arquebus with Inlaid Stock

Manufacturer: Japanese
Model: Matchlock
Type: Musket
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 41 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: unknown
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 275
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

Description:

C) Tanegashima Arquebus

Manufacturer: Japanese
Model: Matchlock
Type: Musket
Gauge: 45
Barrel: 41 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 275
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

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