EARLY Arabian wheellock rifle. It is worth a bit of money. Most surviving rifles of this sort reside in museums or in private collections.
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thanks for your reply! Exciting news for sure.
I just don't know where I can get it authenticated.
Even if I do get it authenticated how much money woucould it be worth?
Wheellock? Maybe, but I'm going with Snaphaunce. I see the round thingy--but it's in the wrong place
for a wheellock and doesn't seem to have any visible way to wind it up.
Maybe a pan cover or vent hole plug? Other than the round thingy the lock is pure 1500's
I'm with Billm.
Appears to be a snaphaunce.
Well.. The real question is it worth anything or is it just a cool old gun
It's hard to judge without holding it in my hands but it looks really good. Got to be worth a couple of hundred to a collector of such guns, maybe more as long as it wasn't made for the
I have one, I bought it about 7 or 8 years ago, the story I was told is hit great grandfather was a marcen marine and brought it back from his travels. It was used and patched which I love, it has character. anyone know if there is a good site I could sell it at?
I don't see any images, just a login page for the site, what gives?
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