The actual Zimmerstutzen action, mounted near the muzzle. The rifle, therefore, has an actual effective barrel length of around six inches.
Zimmerstutzen - A smallish single-shot rifle, rather like a miniature scheutzen rifle, of very small calibre, with the firing mechanism around five inches from the muzzle, but operated through a linkage by a normally-positioned trigger, for use in indoor target shooting, particularly in Germany and Austria.
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