A Breech Loading Gun for Brass Cartridges by Pauly

This article by Dietrich Apel delves into Jean Samuel Pauly's revolutionary design of a breech-loading gun for brass cartridges. It details the technical aspects of the gun, including its hinged breech block and use of a fulminate pellet for ignition. The article also highlights the gun's historical context, noting its exhibition at key events and its connection to Napoleon Bonaparte....

 


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