GERMAN WW1 KOMMANDANTUR LILLE FLARE GUN
With safety. Manufactured 1915-1918 and of Belgian design and manufacture taken over by the Germans during WW1. Swing over barrel, steel frame, wooden grips. Matching numbers on barrel and frame. No metal finish. Boxed "MKD/LILLE" stamp on left grip. Used, some corrosion on the metal parts with many dings on the bottom of the barrel. Barrel does not have a positive lock, simply swings over and down. Mechanism functions fine. From the collection of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess.