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 Post subject: Manufacture francaise 16 g shotgun
PostPosted: Sun Oct 12, 2003 11:47 am 
I have a 16 guage, double barrel shotgun manufactured by Manufacture Franciase d"armes & Cycles de Saint Etienne. It has choke and demi-choke on the barrels and Fusil Robust Brevete S.G.D.G on the side. The under side has No. 5 Robust.
Any one have any idea when this gun may have been manufactured or of its value? Any resources that may have information? :)


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 Post subject: Re: Manufacture francaise 16 g shotgun
PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2003 11:37 am 
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these guns are known as manufrance.

the makers address is:
r. Lodi, 6, St. Etienne, 42045


here is what the BBOGV says:


Current manufacturer established circa 1887 and located in St. Etienne, France. No current U.S. importation.

Manufrance currently manufactures both SxS rifle and shotgun variations (the Robust Models being the most popular) that are not being currently imported in the U.S. Please contact the factory directly for more information, including model availability, parts, and domestic prices.


Generally French guns are quite good.


For the value you might want to look on the net. Depending on condition they appear to fetch up tp $1000. If you post the proof marks it might be possible to estimate the age range.

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 Post subject: Re: Manufacture francaise 16 g shotgun
PostPosted: Tue Oct 28, 2003 5:43 am 
Your ROBUST rifle of Manufactures IT French carries the N° 5

The ROBUST to been manufactured from 1913.

Numbers of 1 to 6 have made summers of 1913 to 1924

Aprés 1924 they carried numbers 20, 21,22, etc

Therefore your rifle is located between 1913 and 1924

(I have "Robust № 5" too)


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 Post subject: Re: Manufacture francaise 16 g shotgun
PostPosted: Tue Oct 28, 2003 12:08 pm 
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petr, can you please post the link with the dates for mnufrance guns, if there is one.

Many thanks in advance. spaciba.

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 Post subject: Re: Manufacture francaise 16 g shotgun
PostPosted: Wed Oct 29, 2003 3:10 am 
Dear friends!
Unfortunately I have no information on other guns Manufrance. You can receive the information interesting you on www. manufrancemania.com
Contact authors of a site and ask.
They have helped me to learn date of manufacturing of my gun Robust 5.
The best regards
Peter

my e-mail: psolodovnikov@roads.asvt.ru


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 Post subject: Re: Manufacture francaise 16 g shotgun
PostPosted: Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:49 pm 
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I also have a Manufacture Francaise 16 g shotgun It is a No.202. It has Fusil Robust Brevete S.G.D.G. on one barrel and
Manufacture Franciase D'armeset et Cycles de Saint Etienne on other barrel. Also has what i'm guessing is the serial #185584 on it. It also has a couple of insignia's on the underside of barrel. Would appreciate any info regarding year and value or where I might find info. Thank you.


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