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Lot 539: Three French Military Bolt Action Rifles

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Three French Military Bolt Action Long Guns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) St. Etienne Model 1907/15 Berthier Carbine

Manufacturer: St. Etienne
Model: 1907-15
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mm lebel
Barrel: 18 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 458
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

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

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

CAI marked.

B) French St. Etienne Model 1866-74 M.80 Chassepot Single Shot Rifle

Manufacturer: St. Etienne
Model: M80
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 11x59Rmm
Barrel: 32 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 458
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

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

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1872S-78" dated.

C) French Tulle Model 1886/M93 Rifle

Manufacturer: Tulle
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mm lebel
Barrel: 31 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 458
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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.

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

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1917" dated.

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