Carbine belonging to Matteo Rossi of Coreglia

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<br />Carbine belonging to Matteo Rossi


Carbine belonging to Matteo Rossi

A carbine is a rifle with a short, scored barrel, usually of small calibre.
Taken up in 1836 by the recently constituted Bersaglieri Corps, it was widely used by the volunteer forces of the Risorgimento.