This breech-loading gun has a fixed chamber closed by a movable barrel, which rotates about an axis parallel to the axis of the barrel. The peculiar feature of this arm is the connection of the tumbler with a movable butt-plate, so arranged that by pressing the piece against tfle shoulder, in aiming, the hammer may be simultaneously cocked. The cylinder also can be conveniently removed from the side, and replaced by a loaded one, if desired. This gun has been tested with considerable satisfaction.
Farrow, Edward S. American Small Arms; a Veritable Encyclopedia of Knowledge for Sportsmen and Military Men. New York: Bradford, 1904. Print.
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