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Small Arms Primer 188: British Lancaster Pistols

Othais and Mae delve into the story of this classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

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Prints/patches/shirts from the show:

Ballistol USA
Ballistol Elsewhere />

Additional reading:
American Society of Arms Collectors : Bulletin 66
Lancaster Multi-Barrel Pistols
David E. Cooley

The Life of Colonel Fred Burnaby
Thomas Wright

Gazette des Armes No.350
Le pistolet Lancaster
Dirk Ziesing

Howdah to High power
Robert J. Maze

Illustrated naval
Good drawings of ammo

The Modern Sportsmans’ Gun and Rifle vol 2
John Henry Walsh

Journal of the Royal United Service institution Vol XXX
Revolvers and their Use
Major H.E.C Kitchener, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

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