Japanese matchlock pistol, bronze barrel deeply engraved with golden and silver inlays of flying birds, grass, and a pattern in the shape of a birds foot on the right side at the breech with golden post front and notch rear sights and small round silver and gold inlays. The smooth lockplate, band at the breech, trigger, and floral side pieces are brass. It is all mounted on a smooth hardwood stock and includes a wooden ramrod with brass tip, 17in.
US SPRINGFIELD TRAPDOOR CARBINE - .45-70 caliber, 22" barrel, serial number 382139. Rifle rear sight. Stock has been decorated with brass tacks. 3/8" and .25" diameter tacks used for decoration. Tacks on right side of butt form a cross. Tacks on left side of butt form a circle. Two single lines of tacks running along each side of forearm.