Gendarmerie snap hook model 1853 - France - XIXth century

19th century
Other style
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    Gendarmerie snap hook model 1853
    France 19th century
    Steel, wood, brass
    Total length: 112.5; Barrel length: 74.5 cm; Caliber: 18mm

    Round barrel, stamped "JD", stamped "5946", dated "S1853", control stamp and initial "MI". Protruding inertia block on right side. Handlebar on rectangular base. Bayonet lug on bottom of muzzle.
    Breechblock engraved "M1853".
    Rear lock signed "Manufacture Impériale de Saint Etienne" and hallmarked.
    Short-barrel walnut frame, hallmarked, with pin on the right side.
    Engraved "3 E" buttplate, trigger guard, nasturtium and mouthpiece in hallmarked brass. Other punched iron fittings. Nailhead ramrod.

    Excellent condition.

    Reference : 3614

    Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

    According to article L311-2 of the French Code de la sécurité intérieure, this collector's weapon is classified in category D. It is free to acquire and hold. We remind you that their sale is forbidden to minors.


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