A Rare European Double Barrel Flintlock Carbine.
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A Rare Antique European Double Barrel Flintlock Carbine, c. 1780's. 15", .50 caliber Italian steel sculpted octagon to angled round side by side smooth bore barrels maker signed on the top center rib "LAZORO LAZORINO" and has (2) English "VIEW" marks. Plain convex locks. The gun is in its original flintlock configuration. All brass furniture is Germanic in style and includes an interesting trigger guard made of wood, horn and brass. All metal surfaces have been professionally cleaned. The stock has wonderful decorative high relief carving including a raised cheek section on the left side of stock. The stock has a horn fore-end and is solid with light scratches and dings from years of service. Horn tipped wood ram rod. A wonderful condition double barrel flintlock carbine !
Note; It is our opinion that this gun was assembled in Germany utilizing Italian made barrels.
About the Barrel Maker; LAZORO LAZORINO, Braga. Worked in Brescia. The Lazorino family was very popular in the 17th & 18th centuries.