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LOT 0289

GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 580 - 810
USD ($) 620 - 870

£400 (EUR 461; USD 495) (+bp*)

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DATED 1868 A.D.
72 1/2 in. (4.8 kg, 1.84 m).

Round rifled 90cm (35½") barrel of 11mm calibre with folding rear sight (without slide), bolt action with serial no.52431 to breech; fitted with full wood stock with steel butt cap, trigger guard, sling swivels and fore-end, steel cleaning rod; with correct Gras bayonet inscribed 'M[--] d'Armes de St Etienne 8bre 1878' to back and steel scabbard.

Acquired from Czerny's Auctions, Italy, 2019.
The Kusmirek Collection, UK.

Accompanied by a copy of Czerny's invoice and listing.

Sold as an exempt item under Section 58 (2) of the Firearms Act, 1968, to be held as a curiosity or ornament. No license required but buyer must be over 18 years of age. Overseas bidders should note that, due to UK regulations governing export of all firearms, overseas buyers will need to make arrangements for shipping this lot out of the UK directly, by air freight, with a specialist company or agent.