RARE BSA Francotte Martini Cadet under lever action rifle

RARE BSA Francotte Martini Cadet under lever action rifle

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This is a rare BSA Francotte Martini Cadet under lever action rifle, Chambered in 297/230. This was one of several variants of cadet martini rifles that were used in the late 19th and early 20th centuries for cadet training. The Victorian Government purchased the first 500 Francottes in 1887. This example is number 79 and dates to the late 1880s. The principal characteristic of the Francotte Patent Martini action is the removal of the action in one complete section, after the removal of split pin.

Chambered in an obsolete calibre this rifle can be owned live without any form of license. It has a working action and is not deactivated in any way. It can be cocked, stripped and dry fired.

This rifle is being sold as antique collectors item only.



To order Call 01547 529093 or 05603 416575 or email sales@deactivated-guns.co.uk.


Product Code: 1CA88

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