Approximately .60 caliber. This is the type carried by French police, especially in Paris.
Most pistols of this type were made at the Maubeuge Arsenal. This one from the Charleville Arsenal is somewhat scarcer.
The lock is marked: Manufacture Charleville
Part of the name 'Charleville' was covered by the frisson spring when manufactured. The stock is free of marks or cracks. The ramrod is correct. The action functions smoothly and correctly. There are no defects to report.
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