CODE FR AUB BC 78bis ARC Categories: , Product ID: 3526


Item number                           :           FR AUB BC 78bis ARC

Origin                                     :           France

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

Gauge                                     :           16

Suitable for pinfire                 :           Yes

Maker                                     :           E. AUBÉ & A. ROLLAND & C…… a Paris

Markings                                :           “LE BAYARD No1”, “ARC” 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

Crimper                                  :           Heavy duty steel

Materials body                       :           Cast iron

Paint                                       :           Contains almost all of its original black paint

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

Condition                               :           Very good

Repairs                                   :           Shell holder is soldered to the axis

Remarks                                 :


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

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.


The body is stamped “ARC” but the closing cup is stamped “AR” .

Additional information


UK Dixon BC A50