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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
JC Militaria Ltd
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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

Cheshire, North West
ad ref. GS10810CD
RiflesBolt Action
Used£ 895
TradeFrench Military Chassepot Model 1866 Needle Fire Rifle Converted To 11 x 59.5 mm
11 mmChassepot Model 1866 Needle Fire Rifle Converted To 11 x 59.5 mm Obsolete Calibr
Antique yesBolt Action
No Licence18196:4
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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
JC Militaria Ltd
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