Available for sale/trade 1916 avaiable (2) 1890 & 1892 are gone Here are 3 models of WW1 era Berthier carbines, an 1890 cavalry, 1892 mosquetoon, & 1916 mosquetoon. All 3 are matching,in original configuration (including sling attachment locations) & cleaning rods, none have any of the myriad of mods done to these carbines over the years.
Album by willyp. Photos by willyp. 1 - 11 of 11 Total. 1020 Visits.
t-b, Mle1890, 1892, 1916 carbines top: Mle1890 cavalry carbine, all matching, original cleaning rod, note length of stock forend almost to the muzzle, (this model did not take a bayonet as the cavalry of the period were issued sabres) & the sling attachments which are the correct original locations for this gun. Middle: Mle1892 Mosquetoon, all matching, original configuration w/cleaning rod, note shorter forend & front band to take the Mle1892 bayonet. Bottom: Mle1916 Mosquetoon, all mattching, original configuration w/cleaning rod, the changes to the 1916 were the addition of a handguard & the extended 5 shot mag capacity over the 3rds of the Mle1890 & 1892
muzzle detail right side 1890 top 1892 middle 1916 bottom
left full view top-1916 middle-1892 bottom-1890 note- earlier Mle1890 & 92 have no sling bar
muzzle detail left side top-1916 middle-1892 bottom-1890
1892 Carb mkng
1916 Carb mkng
1890 Carbine Rod End
1890 Carbine Rod Tip
1916 Cartouche- 1918 date note: this is a different carbine than the one illustrated above but is the best pic I have of the marking
1916 arsenal repair & mkgs location this is a different carbine than the 1916 in the pics of 3 above, this is a typical french period repair, also note markings location, usually hidden by the handguard (not present in this case)