Chassepot GRAS Rifle 1874 belonging to a cadet or student:
Total length: 116 cm
Barrel length: 71 cm
Student rifle, a perfect reduced copy of the Gras rifle, model 1874.
Shooting is reduced, shorter cartridge at 11 mm calibre. (11x51R).
Used under the third republic after the war of 1870, for the training of student battalions.
Markings: serial number 5187 on one side of the butt and D under a star on the other, GOUBELY under the butt, N 52 on the thunder and C below a crown on the breech with number 453?
Moving breech mechanism in good condition, complete and functional, tight locking.
Round grooved barrel, very distinct grooves.
Metal parts: no oxidation, very good condition.
Wood in very good condition.
Please see the photos, I will happily answer your questions.
Sales only within France and Europe.
Good luck in the auction.
- Country of manufacture
- Manufacturer/ Maker
- CHASSEPOT GRAS DE CADET
- Weapon Type
- Firing mechanism
- Bataillon scolaire
- 11 mm gras
- Barrel Rifling
- Barrel is Rifled
- Overall Length
- 116 cm
- Barrel/ blade length
- 71 cm