RiflesBolt ActionUsed£ 350 ONO
RARE WW1 Berthier Mle 1890 M16 Carbine manufactured in 1892 then modified in 1916.
Matching stock and barrel serial numbers: a 6659
Has MLE 1890 inscribed on receiver, suggesting it was originally 3 rounds then changed to 5 round magazine capacity.
Manufactured in chatellerault as inscribed on lock.
The "N" on the receiver denotes it was upgraded to the more powerful 8mm Lebel cartridge.
Plenty of history in ww1 with use by artillery, cavalry, machine gun corps and foreign legion post war .
Deactivated to old spec with certificate.
original leather sling included and cowhide carry case....Read full description