Originally Posted by Hawg
Looks like something cobbled together in Afghanistan.
Actually the border territories of Pakistan, by the Pathans.
The barrel is ungodly short for a black powder arm. There's no lock plate on the left side. The Greek-looking characters appear as though they were inscribed by someone who didn't know or use the Roman, Greek or Cyrillic alphabet but thought they could fake the look of them. Overall it's startlingly crude in form, execution and ornamentation. The lack of proof marks underscores the likelihood of its being a home brew from Darra Adam Khel.
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