Indian firearm curiosa

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Arms and Armour, Journal of the Royal Armouries Vol. 1 No. 1 (2004)

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The Royal Armouries collection contains many Indian combination weapons, many of which have neither been published nor displayed. This article sets out to describe three unusual firearm related items. These are what appears to be an elaborate gunner's staff of a unique type, a pair of guns that can be combined and shot as a combination and finally a percussion gun shield