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1998.33.14
Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., Eng...
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1998.33.14 | 1929 | L: 44 in, Barrel length: 24 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of James "Jim" L. Kuber | receiver, right side: 183 | The Pedersen "self-loading" rifle was developed for the U.S. Army trials by John D. Pedersen, and used a toggel link locked breech. In 1931 the Pedersen competed against the Garand rifle to become the standard U.S. semi-automatic rifle. After trials, the Garand was chosen over the Pedersen in part because the Pedersen required lubricated ammunition. Only about 300 Pedersen rifles and carbines were produced. | Pederson selfloader | .276 | 183 | 1998.33.14v1.jpg | 1998.33.14v2.jpg | firearm | wood | steel | rifle | Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., England

1998.33.34
Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., Eng...
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1998.33.34 | 1929 | L: 44.125 in, Barrel length: 22 in, H: 7.5 in | Gift of James L. Kuber | receiver, right side: 253 [receiver, left side:] Pedersen Selfloader Pa/ Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd. | Pedersen selfloading carbine | .276 | 253 | 1998.33.34v1.jpg | 1998.33.34v2.jpg | firearm | steel | wood | rifle | Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd., England