|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||circa 1878|
Muzzle loading Musket/Long Rifle - "Kabyle Camel gun" / "Makhala" or "Mekhala". Long narrow steel barrel, covered by two pieces of wood held by engraved silver barrel rings. Steel ramrod in place under barrel. Steel snaphaunce firing mechanism - flint missing. Trigger and shaft have cutout metal design detailed with red paint. Coin with date 1299 (AH) hanging from trigger. "Altit" style wood stock with metal and ivory ornamentation.
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