|Caliber:||8 mm Lebel|
|System of operation:||Bolt-Action|
|Length overall:||51.4 inches|
|Barrel length:||31.6 inches|
|Feed device:||5 shot clip loaded Box magazine|
|Muzzle velocity:||2300 f.p.s.|
Model 1916 Infantry Rifle.
Close-up of Berthier 1916 rifle action.
Close-up of Berthier 1916 rifle Mannlicher type magazine, a special 5 round clip was needed
to load the Berthiers and small trap door was added to prevent dirt from clogging up the magazine.
Close-up of Berthier 1916 rifle special 5 round clip.
Close-up of the rearsight.
Typical French ring-shape sling swivel used on french arms since 18th century.
Close-up of the nosecap and stacking hook on the 1916 rifle.
Back to mainpage.