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Old December 26, 2011, 11:28 AM   #1
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name and appraise this gun

This is a gun that my parents brought back from a trip to Germany in 82'. The gun was purchased in the Black Forest area in Germany. The lock has been replaced with a flint lock but I believe it was a match lock previously. Any info would be appreciated.
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Old December 26, 2011, 03:16 PM   #2
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It looks to be a Jezail, mid-eastern tribal guns that were in use up to the early 1900's. If you google " jezial " you should come up with a wealth of information, more than I want to type. BTW, I don't think it was ever a match lock. Best way to get a value is to check some of the auction sites, yours has been repaired a few times so the value will not be high.
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Old December 26, 2011, 06:48 PM   #3
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Nope never a match lock. Value is as a conversation piece, not much more.
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