Deactivated WWI German Hebel M1894 Flare/Signal pistol

Deactivated WWI German Hebel M1894 Flare/Signal pistol

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This is First World War Imperial German Army Hebel M1894 Flare/Signal pistol. It was manufactured by Fritz Lagenhan "FL" and has the correct imperial German army acceptance stamps. At a glance this looks to be just another German M1894 flare pistol. However, on the inside of the right grip are these markings;  "241.R.E.19" , believed to be the 241st Ersatz Battalion Infantry Regiment, weapon no 19. The Hebel was used by all branches of the German army throughout the world, being used when signalling to German soldier to go "over the top" when leaving their trenches and engaging Allied forces. German aviators often carried this type of flare pistol to shoot at British aircraft and then-hydrogen filled balloons.

Flare pistols are not affected by the new regulations and can still be cocked, stripped and dry fired

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Product Code: 1HET6

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