Cortina d'Ampezzo airgun

December 13 2017 at 6:37 AM
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DT Fletcher  (Login DTFletcher)


The Celje Regional Museum came up with a high res picture, and some more info, of this bad boy.

Cortina d'Ampezzo w- info

total length 910 mm,
length of gun barrel 458 mm,
caliber 9,8 mm

I suspect that the loading method was by unscrewing the barrel and carefully fitting a ball into the breech, which would explain the large flat on the barrel.

With a relatively small .38 caliber, carefully fitted and patched ball in the breech, I think this guy would have excellent performance potential.

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  • Thanks for the pic DT - Garvin on Dec 13, 2017, 7:33 PM
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