More M1868 Papal States Remington
(Pontificio) Infantry Rifle Pics:
The E. L. Nagant markings ahead of the Serial Number. Also, below,
the rifle having passed Belgian proofing.
The rifle has BOTH bayonet lug and tenon on the right side, as well
as a supporting lug on the left side of the barrel
Additional Belgian Proof markings, and Vatican Acceptance Stamp
Manufacturer's markings on the barrel.
Bore markings (12.4 mm) on the bottom of the barrel along with manufacturing and acceptance stamps.
Cartouche evidencing the rifle being a gift of European Catholics to
the Vatican forces.
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