Maker: Revolier & Brother, St. Etienne, France


Caliber: 22 (rifled bore)


Date of Manufacture: approx. 1890


This .22 caliber target pistol was a successor to to Giffard's 1859 patented pump action pneumatics. This example, based on the 1889 patent, uses a detatchable, cylindrical reservoir of liquid CO2 that is screwed into a threaded valve below the barrel. Extra cylinders could be purchased for quick reloading.