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A rare Lebel style Training Rifle

by "A. Demay Fils"

( A. Demay & Son)

of Chateauroux - Central France

See also the Buffalo Lebel Training Rifle by ManuFrance


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DATA TABLE - ALL MEASUREMENTS AS VIEWED EXAMPLE
FIREARM
IMPERIAL
(METRIC)
Designation or Type :
Military Style Cadet Rifle
Manufacturer :
A. Demay Fils
Date :
Serial No :
5635
Furniture :
Walnut
Action Type :
Turning bolt
Nomenclature or main marks:
"A. Demay Fils Arm'r"
Calibre :
.22RF
? mm
Weight :
5 lbs. 3½ ozs.
2.084 kgs
Length - Overall :
42 inches
107 cms
Length - Barrel :
24 inches
63.2 cms
Pull :
13¾ inches
35 cms
Spare row :
-

Rifling - No. of Grooves :

6
Rifling - Twist & Direction :
1 turn in 11 inches - RH
1: 28 cms
Rifling - Groove width :
0.039 inches
1.00 mm
Rifling - Land width :
0.079 inches
2.00 mm

Rifling - Groove depth at muzzle :

   
Sight - Fore :
large barleycorn
-
Sight - Rear :
V-notch tangent leaf
-
Sight - Radius :
21inches
53 cms

 


 

 

 

 

N.B. Groove and land widths opposite to the norm; narrow 1mm rifling groove and wide 2mm land.

CLICK ON THIS IMAGE TO VIEW VIDEO CLIP OF BORE & RIFLING CONDITION

There are a number of badly eroded areas ahead of the chamber, but also a significant ring bulge just over half way along the bore

< land impression >

 

 

See also the Buffalo Lebel Training Rifle by ManuFrance

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