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France - Saint Etienne - Tabatière modèle 1867 - Centerfire - Rifle - 17.8 mm

Regulatory HUNTER pepper box rifle model 1867:
Weight: 4.400 kg.
Serial Number: 1858 (wood and under the barrel)

It is a weapon from the transformation of the hunter rifle model 1859.
These rifles will be distributed mainly to the regiments of intervention of the Second Empire (Zouaves and the Foreign Legion).
Bayonet support: for model 1842 or 1842/59.

Lock: marked ‘Manufacture Royale de Saint Etienne’.
To thunder: no markings because removed by the addition of the pepper box.
Graduated increase 200, 400 and 600 m.
Mechanism in perfect condition, complete and functional without any play, very strong springs.
Round grooved barrel in perfect outside condition, unfortunately the grooves are almost no longer marked, except at the beginning (chamber side).
Wood in very good condition (healthy and hard wood), with many markings and punches.

The rifle is a very nice presentation.
Please see the pictures, I am happy to answer your questions.
Thank you for making reasonable offers.

Sales only within France and Europe.
Happy bidding.

Country of manufacture France
Manufacturer/ Maker Saint Etienne
Sub-type Tabatière modèle 1867
Firing mechanism Centerfire
Weapon-type Rifle
Caliber 17.8 mm
Barrel Rifling Barrel is Rifled
Condition Good
Barrel/ blade length 87 cm
Overall Length 126 cm
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