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Small Arms of WWI Primer 006: German Reichsrevolver M1879



Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

Reichsrevolver Model 1879 Cartridge: 10.6x25R German Ordnance (.44 S&W Russian clone) Capacity: 6 rnds Length: 12.2" weight: 2.3 lbs

Additional reading: The Revolver 1865 to 1888 A.W.F. Taylerson

Central Powers Pistols Jan C. Still

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Music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You

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