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Small Arms of WWI Primer 003*: French 1892

C&Rsenal presents its Primer series where we delve into the story of this classic firearm. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal continues to present in-depth small arms history every other week. Join us each Tuesday!

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Original 003:

Additional reading:
Le 1892, Le revolver de la Revanche
Marc de Fromont

Le Livre du Grade
October 1906

Circulaires et Instructions
Minister of War C. De Freycinet

Du Modele 1873 au Modele 1892
Henri Vuillemin

Le Revolver 1892 mecanisme & rechargement
John C. Frost

Geschichte und Technik der europäischen Militärrevolver Band I
Rolf Muller

French Service Handguns 1858 – 2004
Eugene Medlin & Jean Huon

Revolver Francais Reglos & Civil 1858 – 1892
Henri Vuillemin

Le revolver d’essai Modele 1887
Marc de Fromont

Le revolver 1885 de luxe du general Boulanger
Henry Vuillemin

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

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