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Title Miquelet musket lock
Nationality Tunisian
Period c 1800
Price £200.00

This 18.5cm-long gun lock is a classic North African number. All external working parts are covered in brass sheet: plain for the lock plate, with all other elements lightly chiselled, except for the frizzen, which is extensively chiselled and engraved iron.

This is an excellent example of Tunisian lockwork of this period. There appears to be a signature in Arabic on the base of the plate by the tail of the mainspring.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Firearms : Miquelet guns : Tunisian : 19th Century]

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The helmet arrived the day before yesterday and I had a look at it today and everything looks perfect. You packed it up very well indeed. ... I've never seen him so thrilled with a gift!

H J, USA, 12.12.2008

Good news, my friend, the boot knife has arrived safe and sound. This example will more than fill my collection need.

R M, USA, 01.05.2008

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