By Lars Dalseide | September 1 2012 16:01

Breechloading flintlock an early attempt at a repeating rifle

Isaiah Jennings All-Metal Breechloading Flintlock Rifle from 1821

Fairfax, Virginia - Around two years ago this week, Senior Curator Doug Wicklund provided us with a first look at the Isaiah Jennings All-Metal Flintlock Rifle, a breechloading beauty capable of firing twelve shots without reloading — quite the feat for a firearm manufactured back in 1821.

For the full story, check out our post on the Isaiah Jennings All-Metal Breechloading Flintlock.


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