"my Air-gun also astonishes them very much..."
Photo Credit: Army Heritage Museum
"my Air-gun also astonishes them very much..." Shown is a Girandoni System Austrian Repeating Air Rifle, Circa 1795 This rifle is believed to have been carried on the Lewis and Clark Army Corps of Discovery Expedition 1803-1806. The rifle has a maximum capacity of 22 round .463 caliber balls held in a tubular magazine.
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