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Old May 31, 2013, 12:37 PM   #5
Mike Irwin
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Location: Northern Virginia
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The lockwork configuration appears to be standard Chamelot - Devigne (sp?), which was a VERY common and very successful European design first brought out in the late 1860s or early 1870s.

The Nagant lockwork design was related, but different.
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