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Infanteriegewehr 1863


Infanteriegewehr 1863/67

The Infanteriegewehr 1863
(English: Infantry rifle 1863) was the first Swiss army service rifle to feature a rifled barrel. Like other Swiss infantry weapons of the period, it was retrofitted with a Milbank-Amsler breechloading system from 1867 on.

Weapontype:
Service rifle

Manufacturer:
Various Swiss manufacturers

Operation:
Caplock

Chambers:
10.5 mm

Weight:
4600 gr (162,2 0z)

Length:
1380 mm (54,33")

Barrel:
990 mm (38,97")

Magazine Capacity:
Nil - 1 shoot only

Feed system:
Muzzleloader, then breechloader retrofit

In service dates:
1863 – c. 1890s

Sights:
Iron sights (Quadrantenvisier)

 

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