Radial breech block

Radial breech block – Radialblock Verschlüsse. The pistol has a fixed barrel whereby the breech is a quadrant block which houses the concealed hammer. When the loading hammer is actuated, the radial block rotates 90° into the housing hereby exposing the chamber, extracting any cartridge cases and cocking the hammer at the same time.When the radial hammer helps to lock the radial breech it is called a Rolling Block system (example: Remington)