19-04-2019 17:40:22

Francotte. Svensk M.1871 11mm CF. Varenr.: A1567

Revolveren er konstrueret af August Hagstrom (1817-1901) og antaget til hæren.

Den 25 April 1871 blev 4.000 revolvere bestilt hos  August Francotte, Liége in Belgium. Yderligere 2.000 blev bestilt i 1872. Samlet leverede Francotte 7.000 stk.  revolver M/71.

Husqvarna fremstillede 520 stk. hvoraf 500 stk.  blev leveret til Marinen. De resterende 20 stk. blev solgt på det civile markedet.De laveste nummer der kendes er # 4.  Det er istemplet på bagkanten af tromlen. Fabrikanten har sin signatur på piben.

På højre side af rammen er stemplet: 'AT No 196' annulleret, samt 'L No 436 og I27' ligeledes annulleret ved overstregning.

Francotte. Svensk M.1871 11mm RF Pris 8.950,-
Pibelængde 15 cm. Totallængde 31,1 cm. Vægt 1.117 gram.

Swedish Revolver m/1871 11 mm Revolver m/1871 (centre-fire cartridge)
The Swedish cavalry accepted 19th of April 1871 a revolver with system what is commonly known as Lefaucheux – Francotte. These test resulted in acceptance of a new revolver for the Cavalry model 1871. The revolver was a development of the Lefaucheaux design.

The cartridge with cases of brass and central-fire.
Calibre  11 mm Powder weight  0.85 gram  Bullet weight  13.2 gram

This revolver is a Swedish invention and it has in this form only been produced for Sweden. According to Arne Thell, who has made research on this subject, the revolver m/71 was invented by August Hagstrom (1817-1901). 25th of April 1871 4.000 revolvers were ordered from August Francotte, Liége in Belgium. Another 2.000 were ordered 1872. Altogether 7.000 pcs of revolver m/71 were produced by Francotte.

The majority of these revolvers were produced by August Francotte in Liége but 520 pieces were also produced by Husqvarna 500 for the Navy and the rest for civilian market. The lowest number known is No 4. The number is normally displayed on the rear of the drum.

 The name of the producer is written on top of the barrel.

Pris: 8.950,-
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