M1865_69_77 Cavalry carbine

M1865/1869/1877 Cavalry carbine.

 

Technical information:

 

  • Name: M1865/1869/1877 Cavalry carbine
  • Production year: 1865, later changed in 1869 and 1877
  • Serial number: 1218
  • Serial number range: Approximately 1-1400, (This range is shared with the M1862 Artillery carbine).
  • Produced: 1864-1865
  • Caliber: 4 linjer, later 12,17x44R
  • Magazine capacity: 0, single shot
  • Weight: About 2,1kg
  • Produced at: Kongsberg V√•penfabrikk.
  • Stock material: Birch
  • Lock mechanism: Breachloader percussion, later changed to Lunds patent.
  • Approved by the army: June 24, 1865
  • Number produced: Kongsberg arms factory about 1096

     

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