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1894 Bolt Gun Aesthetic

The Museum of Missouri Military History has recently posted an excellent series of line drawings taken from a War Department, Chief of Ordnance book from 1894, showing assorted bolt-action military rifles from around the world.

Drink them in, gents. The detail is great. 

1889 Danish Krag-Jorgensen side loader

Portugese Kropatschek. Note the tubular magazine

Swiss Model 1889 Schmidt Rubin

Modèle 1890 Berthier

Belgian Mauser 1889

German 1888 Commission rifle

Romanian M1893 Mannlicher

Japanese Type 22 Murata, another tube mag