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Gasser

Herbert Spencer. 1888--1963, US physiologist: shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1944) with Erlanger for work on electrical signs of nervous activity
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Like the Rast & Gasser, the mechanism could be accessed through a side panel that could be quickly removed by unscrewing a lever at the rear and popping the plate out of the frame.
The Bodeo--which was of the folding-trigger variety--was manufactured in 1890 by Fabricca d'Armie and the Rast & Gasser by Gasser in 1916.
The Fiocchi 8mm Gasser load features a 126-grain FMJ bullet and the 10.
At 25 yards, shooting single action from a rest, the Rast & Gasser provided consistent 2 1/2- to three-inch groups, right to point of aim.
All models of the Gasser revolver saw wide use in the Balkans during the interwar years and were still very much in evidence during World War II and the ensuing Greek civil war (1946-1949).
For this article my good friend and fellow collector of oddities, Steve Frey, loaned me several revolvers from his collection including Gasser M.
Fiocchi USA kindly sent along some of its 8mm Gasser revolver ammunition while, at Steve's suggestion, the M.
The only way to make proper Gasser ammo is to modify .
While I'm guessing that lugging around one of these things all day would probably get a little wearisome, at least the soldier who was carrying a Gasser would have confidence that he had a solid hunk of ordnance to do his bidding and that it would probably stop anything on two legs (and some on four) with reasonable certainty.
Whether this story is true or not is up to debate, but historical photos show that in most regions of the Balkans and northern Greece, a male's national costume traditionally included a pistol worn in the sash and by the 1880s, the most common handgun seen in these photos is a Gasser revolver.
To supply Austro-Hungarian Infantry officers with a lighter weapon, the Gasser firm turned to the services of Capt.
To address this market, in the 1870s Gasser introduced a number of Kipplaufrevolver which used different methods of latching the hinged frame together.