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Mint Hill, NC

WWI French Berthier MLE 16 Rifle

SKU: 19.8.745

French Berthier MLE 16 chambered in 8mm Lebel. Main battle rifle for the French Army during WWI. This rifle is in good condition overall. Cosmetically this rifle is in good condition. There is nearly 95% of the original finish remaining, although there is some minor spots of surface rust and discoloration. The wood furniture is in good condition, free of any major damage or cracks. The bore is dull, but it has strong lands and grooves. The rifle is not import marked and not matching. Mechanically this rifle is in good condition and it functions as it should. This rifle would be excellent for a French World War I reenactor or collector! C&R eligible!