Galand Revolver

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Specifications

Type: Revolver

Caliber: 9mm,7mm,12mm

Capacity: 6 Round Cylinder

Fire Modes: Single (Double Action)

Length: 10 in (25.4 cm)

Barrel length: 5 in (12.7 cm)

Weight: 2.2 lbs (1 kg) (empty),

Muzzle velocity: 600,4 ft/s (183 m/s)

Information

First invented by Charles-Fran├žois Galand of France in 1868, the Galand revolver is easily noted by its unique lever-action break apart loading system. By pulling the trigger guard forward, the gun pulls open into three parts (frame, cylinder, barrel) and an automatic shell extractor pulls backwards, ejecting the spent shells. The gun can then be loaded and the lever is closed, locking the gun for firing. The gun is one of the first double-action guns, but the long, heavy trigger pull made it very inaccurate for practical use.



The Galand Revolver has been used in the following films

Galand Revolver - 12mm (or a lesser-known 7mm or 9mm).
This picture shows the Galand's unique lever action, which pulls the gun into three parts for loading and unloading.

Films

Actor Character Title Note Date
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Eli Wallach Tuco Not used in action 1966
The Adventures of Prince Florisel (Priklyucheniya printsa Florizelya) Florisel's manservant; a Turkish policeman 1981
Black Cat, White Cat (Crna macka, beli macor) On the wall 1998

Television

Show Title Actor Character Note Air Date
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sobaka Baskerviley) Oleg Yankovsky Stapleton 1983
The Life of Klim Samgin (Zhizn Klima Samgina) A revolutionary Ep.8 1988
His Majesty's Secret Service (Sekretnaya sluzhba Ego Velichestva) Yuriy Itskov Prokhor Kulebyako 2006
Vladimir Ermakov Leonid Krasin
Ivan Kirichek A revolutionary
Sherlock Holmes Police and robbers 2013

Anime

Film Title Character Note Date
Princess Principal Erik Ep. 01 2017
Ange Ep. 01


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