The Nu was a semi-automatic crossbow invented by the Chinese about years ago. It comprises a feeder on top and a lever near the end for repeating action. Skilled crossbowman could launch 10 bolts in 15 seconds before exhausting the magazine.
1803 Pattern Baker Carbine for the Prince of Wales Light Dragoons. The carbine was essentially a cut-down version of the Baker rifle then in service, but without the bayonet (not required by the cavalry) and with the addit