The Model 1870 Gasser Revolver

by Daniel Russ on September 9, 2016

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The Model 1870 Gasser was a 11.25 mm revolver developed for the Austro-Hungarian cavalry. The barrel was screwed on under the cylinder arbor and the barrel sat in a fitted breech. The cylinder was gate loaded from the right.

It fired 5 rounds. It saw action in The Great Patriotic War in  Russia. Otherwise it was  beautiful piece of engineering.

 

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Louis October 19, 2017 at 2:19 am

And probably in the First World War, with the Austrian-Hungarian cavalry.

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