Hinawa Ju (matchlock gun / Arquebus)
Signature : Shima ? Ichi ei Saku
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saki)This Shima ? Ichi ei Saku belongs to Jyojyo ranking.
Maximum length : 108.3 cm or 42.63 inches
length of barrel : 77.5 cm or 30.51 inches
Koukei (Caliber) : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Era : Early Edo period.
Special feature : Base is black color with family crest brass inlay.
The barral o f the gun, with gold, silver and copper inlay.
The top of the gun is Rakkyo style(shallot cutting device) with line design brass inlay.
The condition is good. And blackish Jikane is also nice.
Aoi Art estimation paper