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Small Arms of WWI Primer 003: French Revolver d’Ordonnance Modèle 1892

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!

Revolver d’Ordonnance Modèle 1892
Cartridge: 8mm French Ordnance
Capacity: 6 rnds
Length: 9.3″
weight: 1.9 lbs

Additional reading:

Armes à Feu de l’Armée Française 1860 à 1940
Jean Martin

French Service Handguns 1858-2004
Eugene Medlin and Jean Huon

The Revolver, 1889-1914

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