I'm curious about what is known as the C96 French Gendarmerie model
I know that there was a small contract of approximately 2000 guns.
Is there a serial number range for the contract?
Also were they all fitted with 50-100m Tangent sights?
Were there any models known to be fitted with...
Quick post to show off an early, single line legend D'Armes Des Pyrenees Unique Model 17. This has early bullseye grips with waffen proof WaA251. Cool thing about it though is it is pictured in Adair's Unique Pistols book on page 143. Enjoy!
Sorry, not exactly in the correct forum but closest I saw for a post-war Mauser pistol. This French made HSc is roughly 10k from the beginning and is one of four I own. I am used to the intertwinned "RW" proof that all my French HSc have, what I have not seen before is the Ordnance bomb...