Wednesday, January 14, 2015
MAS 1892 Revolver 8mm - Last French Antique Revolver
The last french military revolver to be considered a prescribed antique, the MAS 1892 was a big improvement to the 1873 and 1874 Chamelot-Delvigne revolvers made by the Manufacture d’armes de Saint-Étienne (MAS).
The 1892 was chambered with a new cartridge of 8mm replacing the weak 11mm that was chambering both 1873 and 1874 models.
Here is the serial numbers for the 1892 french revolver
Year Serial number Director/Controller initials
S1892 F00001 P L
S1894 F38000 M L
S1894 F42000 M B
S1897 F99000 M B
S1897 G00001 J B
S1900 G47000 L B
S1903 G99000 L B
Picture courtesy of adamsguns.com
Posted by Yan at 6:04 PM