Lot 29: A 1870 model Vetterli anti-air rifle
November 17, 2012
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
A 1870 model Vetterli anti-air rifle, dating: third quarter of the 19th Century
Round, rifled, 10 mm cal. barrel marked "1884", "TORINO", "GC8443" and stamped, blued, with special anti-air rear-sight, foresight and seat for a bayonet; wooden stock with same serial number, iron mounts and ramrod. Together with an article from Diana Armi magazine dated February 2005 on the hypothesis that the rifle is an anti-air one, and another article from the following year on the same subject.
dimensions: length 135 cm.
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