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Chatellerault Arsenal 8 Bore Percussion Jaeger Rifle Muzzleloader Rifles
JC Militaria Ltd
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£ 2,200

Chatellerault Arsenal 8 Bore Percussion Jaeger Rifle Muzzleloader Rifles

Cheshire, North West
ad ref. GS003B7F0
RiflesMuzzleloader
Used£ 2,200
TradeChatellerault Arsenal
8 Bore Percussion Jaeger Rifle1841
Antique yesNo Licence
32 inches52 inches
17076Activated
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VERY RARE, MINT BORE, MUSEUM QUALITY, 1841 French Military Chatellerault Arsenal Muzzle Loading 8 Bore Percussion Jaeger Rifle. Sn 17076 - 17076

This is a very rare to find, large calibre, heavy, French percussion Rifle. We cannot find an exact match to this rifle but it is similar in form to other Jaegar rifles of the era. The rifle is in superb museum quality. All metal and Walnut full stock are original and excellent. The wood is impressed with Arsenal roundel (illustrated). It has a heavy military percussion crank hammer and the action plate is crisply signed with French Chatellerault Arsenal detail & inspection mark. It's 8 Bore, 32" barrel (52” overall) has a has a near mint bore, clean and bright with crisp 8 groove, very slow twist rifling. The barrel is dated 1841 and has arsenal ‘MR’ & other inspection marks (all illustrated). It has its original heavy steel ramrod & sling swivels. The rifle also has a steel fore end block, steel trigger guard with spur, barrel band, butt plate with spur, blade fore sight and unusual , one standing, one folding 3 peep-hole rear sight graduated to 600 metres. The rifle is very heavy weighing in at 5.5 Kg. The rifle cocks & dry fires as it should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique muzzle loading percussion rifle no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 17076
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CategoryRifles
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Price£ 2,200
Sale typeTrade
MakeChatellerault Arsenal
JC Militaria Ltd
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