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Military Rifles of Armies in Europe *DAMAGED


Military Rifles of Armies in Europe 1867–1886: Including Bayonets and Cartridges by Paavo Raukko

The book is presented in alphabetical order and each major country of Europe has a foreword covering the basic political history and the development of the country’s firearms industry, followed in chronological order with photographs showing the development of their service arms.

It includes pictures showing close up details of the major differences between models and under each firearm is shown the basic issue bayonet. Caliber, overall length, barrel length, number of grooves, twist rate and rear sight measurement are also listed. At the end of each section there are various photos of ammunition and relevant data. The book provides good solid information and will appeal to novice or advanced collectors.

Included is information of officially accepted rifles and carbines for use of the following armies in period 1867–1886:

  • Austro-Hungarian Empire
  • Kingdom of Belgium
  • Great Britain
  • Kingdom of Denmark
  • Republic of France
  • Imperial Germany
  • Kingdom of Greece
  • Kingdom of Holland
  • Kingdom of Italy
  • Kingdom of Portugal
  • Russian Empire
  • Kingdom of Spain
  • Kingdom of Sweden-Norway
  • Swiss Confederacy


  • Hardcover
  • 12″ x 8.5″
  • 255 pages
  • 800+ color photos

*Although these books are new, all have sustained superficial damage to corners on their commute here.


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