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It May Not Look Like It, But This Is a Gun

pistol

Today’s firearms oddity is the Baylè palm pistol. Patented by Frenchman Charles Baylè in 1879, this double action handgun fired 6 centerfire 5mm rounds. The rod screwed into the handle was used for loading.

It looks like a staple gun, doesn’t it?

Link | Photo: Horstheld

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October 17th, 2012

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Stranger to the World

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