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Hinawa Ju (matchlock gun / Arquebus): Tanaka Zengoro Saku


Hinawa Ju (matchlock gun / Arquebus)
Mei (Signature) : Tanaka Zengoro Saku.

Maximum length :134.5 cm or 52.95 inches
length of barrel : 104.2cm or 41.02 inches
Koukei (Caliber) : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Era : Middle Edo period.

Special feature : Tanaka zengoro is well known Hinawa u in Settsu province.
This gun accompanied with other materials but not guarantee exactly matching this gun.
Around the gun was covered by brass plate which is engraved bamboo leaves.   Shallot shape muzzle of a gun.
The shape is good and nice shape.
other material:powder box and netsuke.
making gun bullet.(I think this gun bullet is not fit for this gun)

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 270,000 JPY-