You are bidding on a French Mle M16 rifle. Caliber is 8mm lebel. 32" barrel. Front sight is present. Bore is dark with stong rifling. Bayonet lug is present. Blue is 80% plus. Rear sight is present and graduatated up to 800 meters. Barrel shank is marked MA S 1917/ST c in a circle with a sn that does not match stock or bolt. Middle barrel band/sling swivel is present. Triggerguard also is a mismatch. Rear sling swivel is present as is the metal buttplate. Top handgurard is present showing some dings and scrachtes no cracks. Also appear to have an old coat of lacquer applied. Buttstock also has a old coat of lacquer applied and appears to have been sanded. SN has been sanded off. No cracks that I can see. Has dings and dents. Nice rifle. FFL or C&R required. Shipping in the first 48 states is $25.00. Other places higher. Winning bidder has a 3 day inspection. If unhappy return as sent for a refund minus shipping. Combine with our other auctions to save on postage. Thank you.
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