Gordon's Gun Closet #9: The Sharps Rifle

36 mins - Published Tue, Jul 26, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

A marvel of 19th century ballistic engineering, any of the various incarnations of the Sharps rifle is a treasure. This week we talk about the history and development of the brainchild of Christian Sharps.

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Gordon's Gun Closet

Gordon’s Gun Closet is a show hosted by historian Gordon Frye, devoted to the discussion of historical and otherwise interesting weapons. There’s something for everybody, whether you’re a historical re-enactor, Steampunk, collector, writer, action movie fan, or RPG (both meanings) gamer. New episodes to be released every two weeks.

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