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Old 01-19-2011, 11:14 PM
Nyles Nyles is offline
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I also purchased this British Enfield revolver in .476 Enfield, made in 1884. A very unusual and impractical design - it has to be loaded one round at a time through the loading gate, and then broken open to eject the empties - which even in it's original manual acknowledged was unreliable. It's really neat though, used by the British Army from 1880 - 1887, including during the Second Anglo-Afghan War, and by the Canadian North West Mounted Police (the famous Mounties) from 1883 - 1905. I'm doing a little research, as it's possible mine is a NWMP gun from the second contract.

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