French 25mm model 1917 Flare Pistol


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12. Mountings   
03. Popular names   
07. In service date(s)   
14. Comments / Other information   
09. Production quantities   
01. Original name M1917 Flare Pistol  
05. Designed by Chobert  
02. Other official names French MECANICARM M1917  
06. Design date 1917  
10. Mechanism Thumb cocked hammer, spur trigger, single action operation. Steel barrel latch on LHS rotates 180 to open barrel; no extractor.  
08. Adopted by French forces; an all steel version used by Finnish Army during WW2  
11. Weight 2.75lb / 1.2kg  
04. Chamberings 25mm  
13. Practicality in action Cut outs each side of chamber to assist manual extraction  
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