The most widely produced revolving rifle was the Model 1855. An estimated total of only 4,435 were manufactured in the Hartford factory c. 1856–1864. This was produced in a rifle version as well as a shortened carbine. In 1855 it became the first repeati
Caucasian qama / kindjal, 18th to 19th century, steel, horn, wood, leather, silver, L. with sheath 20 1/16 in. (51 cm); L. without sheath 19 5/16 in. (49.1 cm); L. of blade 14 in. (35.6 cm); W. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Wt. 11.6 oz. (328.9 g); Wt. of sheath 3.1 oz. (87.9 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.
Winchester 1886 45/70 An improvement over the 1873, the 1886 Winchester was chambered for such powerful cartridges as the 45/70 and 45/90. It is likely the strongest lever action rifle ever made, and lead to modern designs. It took lever actions out of the pistol cartridge class and into the Big Bore world.