Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Vetterli-Vitali Model 1870/87

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Vetterli-Vitali Model 1870/87

Date

1889

Object Number

XII.9183

Physical Description

Breech top flat PP(in script); left flat TERNI 1889; right flat KM 301and two ovals with PG and crown; left side stock below bolt VG; butt plate BG; right side of butt cartouche with FABRa D'ARMI DI TERN 1881 royal Italian coat-of-arms. Manufactured at Terni Arsenal and marked PP for interchangeable parts. Fitted with a Vitali magazine and safety catch

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number KM301

Calibre

10.4 mm

Associations

Places Italy