An .18 bore Japanese snap matchlock musket, (Tanegashima Teppo) Edo period, with octagonal barrel measuring 106.3cms. Signed beneath the breech. Pinned with three pins beneath. Fitted with iron pan with brass pivot cover. Brass fence and brass action with button trigger. Cherry wood full stock, inset with an engraved brass panel about the tang and brass trigger guard. Hole for the match in the stock Overall length of 132cms.