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Lot 445: Three French Military Bolt Action Long Guns

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Three French Military Bolt Action Long Guns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,300

A) French Chatellerault Model 1866-74/80 Rifle with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Chatellerault
Model: 1866
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 11x59Rmm
Barrel: 32 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 529
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

With bayonet and scabbard. Some components absent.

B) French Chatellerault Model 1907-15 Rifle

Manufacturer: Chatellerault
Model: 1907
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.5 mm French
Barrel: 32 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 529
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

With bayonet, scabbard, and clip.

C) French St. Etienne Model 1892 Carbine

Manufacturer: St. Etienne
Model: 1892
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8x50 R
Barrel: 18 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 529
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1896" dated barrel. Provenance: The Steven Preston Military Collection

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