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M1871/1888 DUTCH BEAUMONT RIFLE Caliber 11mm

The rifle was designed by a Dutch engineer from Maastricht, from whom it gets is name.
Apparently inspired by the French The M1871 Beaumont was one of the first major European metallic cartridge rifles and also one of the last, remaining in service, after modification to a repeater as the M1871/88 Beaumont-Vitali, to the turn of the century.

Cartridges for the Beaumont Rifle

Photo and information from: Charles Raam, Netherlands

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