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John Browning Patent 659786 – Remington Model 8

| History, John Browning | September 24, 2011

This semi-automatic rifle design became the Remington Model 8. It was granted US Patent 659786 on October 16th, 1900. This Patent had a fast turn around as it was applied for by John Moses Browning earlier that year, on June 6th, 1900

The Remington Model 8 rifle was the first successful autoloading high power rifle design. The production rights to this rifle belonged to Remington Arms Company in the US. FN also produced limited numbers of this rifle, 4,913 units under the name FN Caliber .35 Automatic Rifle.

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