France - Samuel GERSTER - Saint Étienne - precision shooting - Rimfire - Carbine - 6 mm flobert

Description
France - Samuel GERSTER - Saint Étienne - precision shooting - Rimfire - Carbine - 6 mm flobert
Excellent - Barrel is Rifled

GERSTER precision shooting rifle - very heavy barrel - 6 mm Flobert - 19th century:
Length: 114 cm
Barrel: 69 cm
Weight: 4.9 kg
Calibre: 6-mm Flobert rimfire

Samuel GERSTER was a gunsmith from Saint Etienne, specializing in shotguns in Saint Etienne
Heavy weapon in very good condition, original bronzing still very present.

Octagonal barrel marked S. GERSTER, mottled case and fittings.
Grooved barrel in very good condition, nice grooves.
11 mm rail for adding an eyepiece or backsight (dioptre), precision front sight (see photos).
Double trigger and ‘Stetcher’
Trigger guard with scroll and finger rest.
Walnut butt with large plated cheek rest.

I am happy to answer to your questions.
Sales only within Europe.


Happy bidding.

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Manufacturer/ Maker
Samuel GERSTER - Saint Étienne
Weapon Type
Carbine
Firing mechanism
Rimfire
Sub-type
precision shooting
Caliber
6 mm flobert
Condition
Excellent
Barrel Rifling
Barrel is Rifled
Overall Length
114 cm
Barrel/ blade length
69 cm
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