France - Manufacture Imperial Mutzig - M 1866 - Single Shot - Centerfire - Rifle - 11mm cal

France - Manufacture Imperial Mutzig - M 1866 - Single Shot - Centerfire - Rifle - 11mm cal

Fusil gras Chassepot model 1866 with bayonet sabre Chassepot model 1866 and its sheath.

Complete rifle with parts, rod and stock with same number. Functional and complete mechanics, firm percussion. Numbered screws.
Hallmarks and markings: reception hallmarks, marked imperial manufacture of Mutzig model 1866. Stamped stock MI (imperial manufacture).

Bayonet Imperial Manufacture of Saint-Etienne and sheath with the same number.
Hallmarks and engraved manufacture weapon Saint-Étienne February 1869.
Condition: Various traces of use and rust on the surface, no piercing. Many small worm holes (most of them formerly covered with cabinetmaker's wax), small damage to the wood at the level of the rod gutter. No cracks.
Bayonet: traces of use, superficial oxidation. Targets perfectly. Handle brass.
Steel scabbard: black paint, many traces of use and of the passage of time. No piercing.

Length with bayonet: 1,885 mm
Weight: 4.100 kg
Bayonet: 70 cm - 630 g

Note: the rifle and the bayonet don’t have the same number, but family weapon and rifle were always stored with this bayonet.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
Year of Manufacture
Manufacturer/ Maker
Manufacture Imperial Mutzig
M 1866
Single Shot
Firing mechanism
11mm cal
Barrel/ blade length
Overall Length
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