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Hotchkiss 1885 Revolving Cannon Catalog

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Hotchkiss 1885 Revolving Cannon Catalog

111 pages, 8 1/2" x 11" glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice photocopy. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Fully Illustrated.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 111
  • Hotchkiss Revolving Cannon 1885
  • St. Denis/Paris France
  • Descriptions and Illustrations of the Systems
  • As Designed for Naval Service, Field Artillery and Flank Defense
  • Together with
  • Firing Tables, Proving Ground Tests and Official Reports
  • As Determined by the Government Firing Grounds of Gavre, Soeburyness, Sany Hok. Pola, Spzia, Helder, Gopenhagen, St. Petersbury and Portsmouth
  • By Lieut. Edward Very
  • Printed for Private Circulation
  • Well Illustrated
  • The Development of Machine Guns
  • The Different System
  • Distinctive Features of the Hotchkiss Revolving Cannon
  • Dismounting and Mounting
  • Directions for the Care and Cleaning
  • Description of the Cartridge, Projectiles and Fuses
  • Mounts for the 37mm Naval Gun and 47mm and 53mm and the 37mm Field Gun
  • Mounts for the 40mm Flank Defense Gun
  • Firing Tables
  • Penetration
  • Torpedo Boat Experiments
  • The Naval Gun in Action at Callao, Sfax, Foo-Chow
  • Comparison of the Hotchkiss and Nordenfeldt Guns
  • Conclusions of the English Naval Committee in 1881
  • Penetration
  • Experience with the 47mmm Naval Gun
  • Report of the Ordnance Boards, Officers, Brigadier General Miles, the Brazilian Minister
  • Theory of the Development
  • Official Test
  • Weights and Measurements