The Giffard CO2 Rifle 

Front and back cover illustrations from an 1891 Giffard catalogue. Courtesy Eric Page Davies

 The Giffard CO2 Rifle-just another airgun?

Not according to the New Zealand Press of 1890!

American Rifleman, June 1971

Mr Ian Alcock, described his personal experience with Giffard gas guns in a 1988 issue of" New Zealand Airgun" magazine.