Wood decorated with bone trimmings and hand decorated iron, in good shape.
This gun was purchased in Kaboul in 1972

Dimensions : L 72 x H 18,5 cm  Weight : 1.704 Kg (2.100 Kg with shipment packing)

The jezail (sometimes Jezzail from the Pashto language) was a simple, cost-efficient and often handmade muzzle-loading long arm commonly used in British India, Central Asia and parts of the Middle East in the past.
Weapon used by the Afghan rebels fighting the British Empire (first Anglo-Afghan War in the middle of the 19th century)

Lithograph of a Kohistani with his jezail (first Anglo-Afghan War - 1839 to 1842), by Lieutenant James Rattray — The British Library, public domain

Afghan jezail gun of the 19th century

  • Product Code: Antiquités-armes
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  • € 190.00

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