FR AUB BC 78bis AR

CODE FR AUB BC 78bis AR Categories: , Product ID: 3537


Item number                           :           FR AUB BC 78bis AR

Origin                                     :           France

Style                                       :           Horizontal Single Hinge in the Middle of the Axis Suspension

Gauge                                     :           16

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes

Maker                                     :           E. AUBÉ & A. ROLLAND a Paris

Markings                                :           “LE BAYARD No1”, “AR” on body, “A.R. 16” on closing cup, “16” on shell holder.

Biggest length                        :           305 mm

Weight                                     :           865 grams

Press lever                               :           Plated steel

Turning lever                          :           Plated steel with wooden handle

Closing cup                            :           Heavy duty steel. So it is a “bis” model

Materials body                       :           Cast iron

Paint                                       :           Contains almost all of its original red paint

Table clamp                            :           Top rectangular with 2 + 3 cross wise ribs. Screw has no top

Condition                               :           Very good

Repairs                                   :           none

Remarks                                 :


This tool has been manufactured by “A.R.”

ARC was established in the 7 Rue Charles-Renouvier in Paris

A.R. was established  in the 39 Rue de Chateaudun in Paris


There is an horizontal tool like this ( nos 78 and 78bis) and a vertical one ( nos 79 and 79bis)

The nos 78 and 79 have brass closing cups. The nos 78bis and 79bis have steel closing cups.

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50