Beaumont Rifle

In the 17th and 18th centuries, the city of Maastricht was well known for its manufacturing of weapons. The gunsmiths of Maastricht particularly focused on the production of military pistols and rifles (Widdershoven, 2007). One of their rifles that was developed in the year 1869 by Edouard de Beaumont, is the M1871 Beaumont (Leger Museum, 2014), which is presented to […]

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