This rifle was on the last Rock Island auction. Unfortunately I was not the winner of the bid. However, it is a beautiful example of an interesting piece.
It would make a great addition to an Italian or cut away collection.
For more information on Carcano rifles check out these books.
This is truly the Golden Age of Gun Information. First there are all the great sites on the internet dealing with gun collecting.
Like Forgotten weapons, located here:
also Historical Firearms,located here:
As well as C&Rsenal,located here:
Then there are specialty sites like this one dealing with the Carcano rifle.
In my youth I had the opportunity to look at and take a couple of pictures of a very rare Carcano rifle. Judging on the way I look, with hair and all and not that many wrinkles, these pictures were taken 35 years ago or so. It is not often that you get to see […]