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Rifled Infantry Arms - 1855 (UK-abridged)

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Rifled Infantry Arms - 1855 (UK-abridged)

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

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 68
  • Modern System of Small Arms A brief description 1855
  • Dresden, Germany
  • Fully Illustrated
  • Rifled Infantry Arms as adopted in Various European Armies
  • By J. Schon, Captain in the Royal Saxon Infantry
  • Preface
  • Explanation of the Plates
  • A glance at Chief defects
  • System of Delvigne and Pontchara
  • France and Belgium in 1840
  • Over arm introduced into Brunswick and England
  • System of breech loading
  • Prussian, Norwegian and Swedish Guns
  • The English revolver
  • The system of Wild in Baden And Wurtemburg
  • System of Thouvenin
  • System of Minie
  • Experiments in Enfield in 1852
  • Swiss system
  • Wilkinson systems
  • Lancaster and American System