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Flobert Model 5 Breechloading Rimfire Rifle

Flobert Model 5 Breechloading Rimfire Rifle

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Object Name
rifle, rimfire
Other Terms
Rifle; Firearms; Center;.22 Lr
Date made
1855 - 1860
place made
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
overall: 101.5 cm; x 39 15/16 in
barrel length: 62.5 cm; x 24 5/8 in
overall, rifle: 39 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 100.965 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
serial number
Credit Line
Major Kenneth E. and Viola L. Harte
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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