This really intriguing French double barrel 12-gauge with turning block shutter business Sanner & & C-ie (Sonne and the firm) from Saint Etienne, made it in 1910-ies.
The size of the cartridge chambers 65 mm are known, so apply usual classification: caliber 12/65.
Typically, the block shutoffs of different layouts and different time — — as an example, Henri, Martini, Remington and others have been installed in single-barreled tool with a repaired barrel. Block and also the breech of the French system Sanner made for the shotgun.
Created rotating block shutoff Sanner in extremely fruitful for gunsmiths period — — the end of XIX — start of XX century, when musicians and designers have actually created methods fast reloading breech-loading shotgun with the least expenditure of time as well as initiative.
So there was a rifle with a fixed barrel as well as modular valves of various styles; it is apparent that with fixed barrel block is effectively integrated block shutter. The greatest success was accomplished by the arms of Saint-Etienne, French national centre for tools production.
Call registered for the very first time in 1894, a quite possibly understood as well as extensively made use of block shutoff Darne, acting upon the concept of a longitudinal slide.
The design of the shotgun system Sanner patented in 1908, but the gun in classifying the kind of license Brevete S. G. D. G. areas not specified on which it is feasible to identify the day, so instead 1908 until you get it.
Given the small range of production of the company Sanner & & C-ie as well as the identification number of this instance, it is possible in conclusion that it made not earlier than the 1910-ies, as currently kept in mind. Marking the type of license Brevete S. G. D. G., which represents «« Brevete Sans Garantie Du Gouvernement» »(Patented without federal government assistance), made use of in France since the mid-nineteenth century to 1968.
In this rifle Sanner unusual and also intriguing not only obstruct turning shutter, however the style of the barrel block and also strike devices, so appropriately call system Sanner not just the shutter however likewise the barrel block and the barrel.
With a closed barrel block rifle system Sanner appears like a standard searching horizontale launched only to their big vast Shoe. Block long trunks didn’t back her, so she’s pretty balanced, despite a solid Shoe.
Made block shutoff Sanner’s original, large locking component, in fact the shutter is made in the kind of the front of the pad with shoulder pads as a separate item.
Inside on the sidewalls of the deep enormous pads have taken care of axles, which are annular grooves on the side surface areas of the shutter. Thus, through ring grooves and also rod/ stopper is turned along a round arc under the action of the lower arm lock.
The beyond the side pads additionally cutting around the circumference. Rather a big height of the pads due to the requirement to put a block the shutter with a lever actuator. The gun system Sanner looks extremely proportional, no matter of the type of the neck of the Lodge.
Regulated block shutoff Sanner lower securing lever placed under protective brace. In the kidnapping onward of the bar locking the shutter leans back via the linkage system as well as to the back is decreased flush with the surface of the pads, opening up access to the cartridge chamber. While armies and also fight spring percussion mechanisms.
The shutter system Sanner upper securing system, which on state cut trunks has a scratched hook, which is a long «« doll head » with vertical side grooves. As well as in the shutter are made, specifically, curly cut with side grooves.
When shutting the shutter is coming to the scratched hook, as well as locking is done by two upright poles, each of which is a room developed by vertical side grooves in the hook as well as the shutter at the closing.
Unique focus should have the original barrel block system Sanner. Every gun is created one with his half of the cushion and 2 under-barrel hooks on it.
Wherein the initial hook is located at the front nearly on the longitudinal axis of the barrel, and the back placed by state cut flush with a side edge. An approach of producing trunks as well as hooks verifies the inscription «« Crochets Massifs» » (Hooks solid)
. Hence, the barrel block system is outfitted with four explosive Sanner hooks, two times greater than an insignificant horizontaly. They are the key to a solid and also protected link of the barrel block to obstruct and also permit the weapon to sustain a extremely significant as well as extended tension.
Before both front hooks in the ports for fixation in the Shoe. 2 widely spaced rear hook entirely positioned inside the pads, causing its greater size contrasted to regular pads of horizontales.
The size of the trunks connected strips, including the bottom connection and the top sighting a sunken as well as firm. In breech they are soldered with high temperature solder with the additive of copper. Wide extractor presses the shells from both barrels.
The barrel block is removed, to do this, completely open the securing block is essential to push the button situated on the bottom of the mask-based front lower arm lock as well as remove the system from the pads.
The weapon system Sanner quality 12/65 passed a full testing cycle on all received it applied while marking. The trunks are made from special steel, which mark «« Acier d Artillerie» » is indicated on the cushions of the block — — not unexpected, as Saint-Etienne worked as a plant for the manufacturing of military weapons.
On the barrel marked with the sizes of the channels of 18.2 mm and chamber size of 65 mm, it is clear that you will need cartridges with a thick-walled liners with a length of 65 mm.
Marked as well as dimension of muzzle tightenings in the type of brands «« Pour Balles Non Chokes» »(Not for bullets chalk) on the left barrel and «« Demi Chokes » (Polochak) on the right.
High quality of processing of trunks certifies the inscription «« Rectifié » (Straightened). Evaluating by increased brand names, the trunks based on supposed «« double » test with increased pressure of 1150 kg/cm2, which is confirmed by the engraving «« Épreuve Supérieure» »(Reinforced trials).
The weapon passed the test and likewise smokeless powder at a pressure of 850 kg/cm2, specifically, the length of the cartridge chambers 65 mm, as is traditional with French method. And also the inscription «« Canon De Sûreté» » ensures that «« Guns are safe.» » Details of the inscriptions as well as marks typical for the French searching weapons as well as give him a complete view.
In the shotgun system quality 12/65 Sanner naturally symbolized the principle of the technological style of the first quarter of the twentieth century as well as the imaginative design of «« Art Nouveau» » (Art Nouveau). Geometrically accurate surface area properly accentuates the intricate inscription, the surface of nearly all metal components are decorated with elegant flower ornaments and also arrangements of flowers.
The decor of this gun plays an essential function appearance is the butt of the walnut wood on the bed.
Currently the weapon system Sanner with the swing block gates on the international second market is still occasionally found. As a rule, instances of high group, caliber 12/65, furnished with blocks of trunks with a size of 680-690 mm with different mixes of muzzle of the tightenings and also Lodge with the neck straight or poliestireno type.
They are all well decorated with inscription of a veggie ornament, as is normal for European hunting weapons classification initially 3rd of XX century.
They are estimated with a rather big scatter, yet it does not indicate various categories of examples, however only that the gun system Sanner unusual and its place on the market is not entirely developed.
It ought to be remembered that, together with the weapon block bolt, firm Sanner & & Cie created and also insignificant for French-made shotgun.
We have Saint atlanska firm Sanner & & Cie is not popular, it is possible that this instance is group the only agent of the Sanner system with block shutoff.