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Cal. 6.5x52 mm Carcano

Caliber: 6.5x52 mm Carcano
System of operation: Bolt action
Length overall:43.1 inches
Barrel length: 24 inches
Feed device: Fixed clip-loaded magazine, 6 rounds
Sight:Front: Blade
Sight:Rear: Quadrant sight graduated to 500m
Weight: 9.3 lb
Muzzle velocity: 2395 f.p.s.

Vetterli-Vitali Model 1870/87/15 Truppe Speciali Shorth Rifle.

Close-up of the Vitali action.

Top view of the Vitali bolt.

Top view of the Vitali bolt.

Note the exit hole for the mannlicher type clips.

Close-up of the buttstock.

The rearsight of the Vitali Rifle.

Another view of the rearsight on the Vitali Rifle.

Close-up of the front band and noseguard.

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