Small Arms from 1870 to 1879
The period saw a grand modernization of infantry forces as the rifle was proving an invaluable commodity on the battlefield.There are a total of 11 Small Arms from 1870 to 1879 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. This listing also includes other small arms of the period such as hand grenades, infantry mortars, and related man-portable systems.
Concerning the American Wild West, the Colt Single Action Army revolver became the stuff of legend....
The Model 1879 Reichsrevolver was born out of the German military modernization witnessed in the latter half of the...
Born in 1871, the Martini-Henry single-shot rifle saw service into the next century - such was its value on the man...
The Modele 1873 became the first centerfire and Double-Action revolver to reach service with the French Army....
The Swiss-based Model 1870 Italian Vetterli began life as a single-shot rifle until the late-1870s when a repeat-fi...
Despite the strong Remington revolver pedigree, the Model 1875 New Army could not compete with the popular Colt Pea...
The Webley Bull Dog Pocket Revolver proved popular with civilians living out on the wild frontiers of the late 1800...