A Paul Giffard 8mm calibre CO2 shot gun.
Serial number 9059.
Manufactured by ‘Francaise D’Armes St Etienne’
This rifle is in good original condition with the engraving on the case hardened action clearly visible.
The blueing on the barrel is in good condition slightly thin but with no pitting.
The cylinder is also good condition these were exchangeable items they are often not in the same condition as the action and unscrews from the action with no issues.
The action and loading bolt are operable and the hammers cocks and releases when the trigger correctly when it is operated with no issues and power adjuster functions correctly.
The rifle is fitted with its correct folding leaf type rear sight and bead front sight.
The stock is in good condition with no splits or cracks and the hand cut checkering is crisp and undamaged. There are marks consistent with use but nothing serious. It is fitted with a metal butt plate which has protected the heel of the stock well as these are often damaged.
Factory sling loops are fitted onto the barrel & stock which is correct for this version of the rifle.