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POTD: Not A Success – The Commonplace Arms Camp Gun

POTD: Not A Success – The Standard Arms Camp Gun

Welcome to immediately’s Photograph of the Day! Right here we now have one other Commonplace Arms lengthy arm. That is the Commonplace Arms Camp Rifle chambered for a 50 caliber cartridge. Beforehand I coated the Commonplace Arms Mannequin G which stands in historical past as one of many greatest firearm design failures. Some recap, the Commonplace Arms Mannequin G was a lot forward of its time by way of idea. It was primarily a semiautomatic rifle however is also operated in a pump motion mode if the consumer selected to. These sadly had a behavior of breaking and afterward the corporate would launch modified “pump motion solely” fashions in hopes of salvaging some gross sales. This Commonplace Arms Camp gun (exhausting to name a rifle) is chambered for a 50 caliber proprietary cartridge much like 50-70. It sports activities a smoothbore barrel and was supposed to fireside a single lead ball or a shotshell. Only a few have been made (roughly 30) and featured a pump motion for the beforehand talked about causes.

“Manufactured from 1912-1914. That is a particularly uncommon clean bore rifle for 50-70 caliber buckshot or spherical ball with an estimated 25-30 manufactured by Commonplace Arms and 5-10 fabricated by third events from elements bought after Commonplace Arms closed. Ramp bead entrance sight, two-line Commonplace Arms Mfg. Co. barrel deal with, preceded by “CAMP”/50 cal.” grooved forearm and clean pistol grip inventory with buttplate that includes excessive reduction wildlife and emblem designs.”

Standard Arms Camp

Lot 313: Commonplace Arms Co Pump Rifle 50-70 – Extraordinarily Uncommon Commonplace Arms Camp Mannequin Easy Bore Slide Motion Rifle/Shotgun Mixture. (n.d.). Rock Island Public sale Firm. {photograph}. Retrieved December 6, 2022, from

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