Turkish flintlock rifle

Turkish flintlock rifle
Title
Turkish flintlock rifle
Date 
1780-1820
Medium 
Wood, iron, brass
Dimensions 
barrel length: 30 1/4 in. ( 76.8 cm ) Overall: 44 1/8 in. ( 112.1 cm )
Description 
Wood, iron, and brass miquelet lock carbine; simple brass sheet trigger guard and barrel band; ball-shaped trigger; brass ramrod pipe; thin brass wire wrapped around middle of barrel; sling ring on left side of stock; wooden ramrod.
Object Number 
INV.5729
Gallery Label 
Soon after its emergence in Spain during the 1620's, the miquelet became the standard lock used on Spanish muskets and rifles for the next two centuries.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group