France - Man. d'Armes de l'Etat - Pattern 1822 - Infanterie - Percussion - Rifle

France - Man. d'Armes de l'Etat - Pattern 1822 - Infanterie - Percussion - Rifle
Very good - 1822

Superb and complete flintlock rifle converted to percussion, 1822T

Superb flintlock rifle (originally 1777 or 1822 model) converted to percussion (model 1822 T) Second Empire (Napoleon III).

Clean metal parts in beautiful, shiny condition.
Very nice and healthy walnut wood, not spotted and with its varnish (just some marks, especially on the butt and a long scratch along the barrel towards the opening)
The lock works perfectly well, the hammer has three positions (unloaded/half-loaded/loaded). The trigger is functional.
Special features: the screws have engravings in the shape of waves (see photos, also on the jack, the hammer, the barrel, the trigger guard lock, the butt...) The screws are original and not a reassembly (equipment belonging to a sub-officer, noble, bourgeois officer or specific corps???)
No marking (number) partly visible on the barrel, on the side of the lock (1860).
Total length 141.5 cm
Barrel length 103 cm
Weight when unloaded: 3.8 kg
Rod: 102 cm

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Lot details
Country of manufacture
Manufacturer/ Maker
Man. d'Armes de l'Etat
Pattern 1822
Weapon Type
Firing mechanism
Very good
Year of Manufacture
Overall Length
142 cm
Barrel/ blade length
103 cm
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