Blitz action; trigger plate detached from receiver.
Blitz Action - A design where the moving parts of a break-open gun's action are mounted to the trigger plate. Similar in construction to a Dickson Round Action. Often seen on German and Austrian over&under guns. Identified externally, on the underside of the receiver, by a broader-than-usual trigger plate
A blitz action is recognizable from the outside by virtue of the extra-wide trigger-plate, above.
A non-blitz action, such as the above Anson & Deeley type, has a more normal, slender trigger-plate.
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