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250-300 year old Turkish Damascus musket barrel

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by Bear, May 28, 2007.

  1. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Here's an oldie but goodie....[winkthumb]
    Enjoy.... just think about the craftsman who made this and the action this barrel must have seen....
    This puppy came all the way from Bulgaria....
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  2. mage2

    mage2 Monkey+++

    That is beautiful, may I ask where you acquired such a thing? very nice.
  3. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    I have a new found friend who is a blacksmith/bladesmith in Bulgaria who had acquired this for his craft... he's getting into other endeavors and I got lucky...[winkthumb]

    I love old things... especially those that reflect an amazing amount of craftsmanship.... (even those that don't sometimes )
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