417 – GERMAN PRUSSIAN M.1873 CONVERSION of an ENGLISH FRENCH CHASSEPOT NEEDLE RIFLE:
In very good general condition. 11mm caliber. 46 5/8 inch overall length. Converted by the Prussians in 1873 and remaining in its original needle configuration. Fine metal showing a nice and smooth age patina throughout. Excellent markings. Excellent action (the needle is present but the tip is broken off). Excellent bore with excellent rifling. Very good stock with normal handling marks and very good inspector stamps. A rare and desirable Imperial German conversion rifle of a French rifle made in England! Free shipping.