10 Historical Firearms That Are Wildly Unusual

Girandoni Repeating Air Rifle

The Girandoni Repeating Air Rifle was designed and produced in the 18th century within Italy, and used air in order to propel traditional bullets. The unusually-shaped stock doubled as a reservoir for the aforementioned air.

LeMat Revolver

The LeMat Revolver was also known as the “grapeshot revolver,” as it could transform from a nine-shot revolver into a single-shot shotgun by the user within a moment. It was adopted by the Confederate Army during the US Civil War.