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Small Arms of WWI Primer 006: German Reichsrevolver M1879 Revolver

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

Notes for this episode:
Current funding level: $548.50
Minimum funding met! We are now covering cost. So instead of paying to work, we’re working for free!

Next funding level: $1,000. This level focuses on equipment improvement and covering costs of additional research material. For example, we spent over $350 this month alone on books, OVER minimum funding.

Georgy recruited some help this time around. Take some time to browse these great image libraries, curated by friends of the show!

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