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Hello everyone, this is my first post on the site. I recently acquired a flintlock pistol from my grandfather. I have no idea whether it is authentic, or when or where it is from, and I would like to know if possible.

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More accurately I believe it's a miquelet, a predecessor to the flintlock. Do any of the lock parts move? The hammer looks.....fixed for lack of a better word. To me it looks like a cobbled together piece of a few different firearms unless someone sees something I don't.
 

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It's a snaphaunce lock with a few pieces missing, looks like something from North Africa, it's likely to be more modern, meaning early 20th century, and built for the tourist trade but it's hard to say for sure, they still make them and still use them over there and the older ones are just as rough looking in construction as the newer ones.
 
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