France - LA FRANÇAISE - a verrou - Percussion - Cat D school rifle - Cal : BOSQUETTE 5.5

Description
France - LA FRANÇAISE - a verrou - Percussion - Cat D school rifle - Cal : BOSQUETTE 5.5
Excellent - 1870

Beautiful school shooting rifle
Originally used in French shooting schools for the training of young children.
All pieces at the same number, barrel with rise, beautiful butt in walnut stamped on one side ‘LA FRANÇAISE LONGUE PORTÉE PARIS’ and on the other ‘LA FRANÇAISE MODÈLE DE L'UNION NATIONALE DES SOCIÉTÉS DE TIR DE FRANCE’
Rifle manufactured in ca. 1894.
In very good overall condition.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Manufacturer/ Maker
LA FRANÇAISE
Weapon Type
Cat D school rifle
Firing mechanism
Percussion
Sub-type
a verrou
Caliber
Cal : BOSQUETTE 5.5
Condition
Excellent
Year of Manufacture
1870
Overall Length
62 cm
Barrel/ blade length
107 cm
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