Top of breech, showing match-holder and priming pan

Matchlock Musket

Date: 19th century
Culture: Tibetan
Medium: Iron, wood, leather, brass, copper
Dimensions: L. overall 58 3/4 in. (149.2 cm); L. barrel 39 1/8 in. (99.4 cm); bore .55 caliber (14 mm)
Classification: Firearms-Guns-Matchlock
Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number: 36.25.2174

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