Belgian origins I'm pretty sure. Nagant family of double actions. As to specifics... not up to speed nor do I have me books at work to look up more info. Just going from memory.
It does sort of resemble the photo in the link does it not? Model 1878
Youth rebels, age conserves; between them, they advance. The Marines will cease to win battles the moment either camp achieves ascendancy. – Robert Leckie, Helmet for my Pillow
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