A scarce Khamti matchlock gun from Assam

Item:
990
Region:
India
Type:
Firearms
Description:
A scarce Khamti matchlock gun from Assam, probably 19th century. The barrel has an octagonal breech and is secured to the stock with woven bamboo bands. The lock has a steel match holder. The pan is missing and the steel parts are pitted and cleaned.
Metrics:
Barrel length 30½” (77.5cms) Overall length 44½” (113cms)
Price:
£245