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martini mystery
Feb 7th, 2019 at 5:43pm
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g,day viewers, I have old martini 22 rifle that has been resleeved long ago ,the only markings are serial numbers and 320 which I think is original caliber also a Belgian proof mark. the butt plate has a squirrel on top of a shied with FN superimposed inside it .need some help to ID this mystery,regards col.
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Re: martini mystery
Reply #1 - Feb 7th, 2019 at 8:07pm
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Without photos, gonna guess that it is a Francotte patent action rook rifle that has been modified to 22rf.
I had a lovely light one years ago, sleeved by "Parkerifled".
  
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Reply #2 - Feb 7th, 2019 at 9:57pm
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g,day do you think this could be an old Fabrique Nationale   logo ?regardscol.
  
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Reply #3 - Feb 9th, 2019 at 4:12am
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A view of the complete rifle would certainly help...
  
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Re: martini mystery
Reply #4 - Feb 9th, 2019 at 10:07pm
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I suspect more likely Neumann Freres logo


col.stone wrote on Feb 7th, 2019 at 9:57pm:
g,day do you think this could be an old Fabrique Nationale   logo ?regardscol.

  
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Reply #5 - Feb 10th, 2019 at 5:21am
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it looks very much like the Neumann Frères logo.

Check on this site (scroll down to the martini)

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Re: martini mystery
Reply #6 - Feb 10th, 2019 at 7:05pm
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thanks very much, freebird. ID spot on, the little gun is a neumann feres  belgium320 cal sleeved to .22. sweet little gun. sorry about photo,s l found it hard to resize them on the system recards col.
  
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Re: martini mystery
Reply #7 - Feb 10th, 2019 at 7:59pm
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Image;
  
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