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    French Military Chassepot Model 1866 Needle Fire Rifle Converted To 11 x 59.5 mm Chassepot Model 1866 Needle Fire Rifle Converted To 11 x 59.5 mm Obsolete Calibr Bolt Action 11 mm Rifles
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    French Military Chassepot Model 1866 Needle Fire Rifle Converted To 11 x 59.5 mm Chassepot Model 1866 Needle Fire Rifle Converted To 11 x 59.5 mm Obsolete Calibr Bolt Action 11 mm Rifles

    RiflesBolt ActionUsed£ 895

    ALL MATCHING NUMBERS INCLUDING BOLT**1872 French Military Chassepot Model 1866 Needle Fire Rifle Converted To 11 x 59.5 mm Obsolete Calibre Model 1866 / 74 Gras Rifle & Sling. Sn 18196:4 - 18196:4

    This is an early breech loading French military rifle. Originally a model 1866 Chassepot needle fire rifle used during the Franco-Prussian War it was decided to extend their service life by converting them to fire the 11 x 59.5 mm brass cartridge using the Gras bolt system. It has a 32” barrel and measures 51” overall. The bore is clean with crisp rifling. It has steel furniture. The original wood stock has just bumps, knocks and bruises to be expected with age and use. The bolt action loading and firing mechanisms work correctly. It is fitted with sling swivels, later leather sling, steel butt plate, cleaning rod, bayonet slide, ladder rear sight and block & blade fore sight. The rifle has all matching numbers ‘8324’ on the wood, barrel, bayonet slide & bolt. The stock is impresed with 1872 roundel. The price includes UK delivery. N.B As an antique obsolete calibre weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. Sn 18196:4
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    CategoryRifles
    SubcategoryBolt Action
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 895
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeFrench Military Chassepot Model 1866 Needle Fire Rifle Converted To 11 x 59.5 mm
    Calibre11 mm
    ModelChassepot Model 1866 Needle Fire Rifle Converted To 11 x 59.5 mm Obsolete Calibr
    Antiqueyes
    MechanismBolt Action
    CertificateNo Licence
    Your reference18196:4
    Gun StatusActivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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