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FN (?) Toy

This is what is more than likely a toy rifle, notwithstanding the presence of a (nicely modified) 7. 65 FN gun magazin, model 1910 or 1910/22. There are no punches or markings. Moreover, and above all, the smooth barrel is 10mm in diameter and is therefore unsuitable for a 7. 65mm caliber bullet. I don’t know how to get the lock out of the breech.

You might think of the work of a gunmaker who would have made that toy for his kid, but to shoot what bullet? To fire an alarm cartridge with enough power to eject a cork projectile a few yards away?

The butt is in any case very honorable for, for example, a garden rifle. The trigger guard is also of good workmanship. Holding the charger seems a bit random to me.....

Perhaps a member of the team will be able to approximate the magazin to the letter/figures type analysis?


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