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Albini Braendlin Infantry model RIFLE

Albin-Braendlin.

Belgium: initial transformation of rifles according to a Montstorm's idea :Extractor Mechanism  invented by Augusto Albini and locking bolt attached to the hammer by Francis Braendlin (German working with Brimingham).

Albini-Braendlin: models 1777/67 (11 X 50R), 1841/53/67 and 1853/67, 1877/1873 (11 X 42R), rifle smoothes 1867/1901 (14mm with leads).

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The model 1841 would have undergone the "Albini-Braendlin''conversion ", which would justify the caliber(17,5), the lack of a rear sight and the M.A.E stamp .

Christian Pisart.

ALBINI

The ALBINI Rifle has already been largely covered on this site;

The distinctive feature of this one is that it was rebarreled to 28 Gauge for hunting.

Proof:

The post 1893.Liege Proof House stamp of acceptance.

Marking 28 C in a lozenge used from 1898 to 1924.

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Photos Littlegun

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