Moschettieri del Duce

The Mannlicher-Carcano found on the sixth-floor of the Depository was not a standard military issue 91/38 short rifle as reported by the FBI, but a rare rifle used by Mussolini's body guards. Although these rifles (Moschettieri del Duce) were essentially the same as the 6.5mm short rifles, there are several distinguishing features:

Color photos of the rifle in question prove the point:


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