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Frommer Prototype Semiauto Rifle

Sold for $23,000.

Cool Forgotten Weapons Merch!

Rudolf Frommer was a self-taught engineer and firearms designer who worked his way up through the FEG concern in Budapest to eventually hold the position of CEO. During this time he developed a series of long-recoil, rotating-bolt pistols culminating in the Frommer Stop, which was adopted by the Austro-Hungarian military. At some point during this time he also produced this prototype rifle, which is similarly a long-recoil rotating bolt design. I have no information on its production or performance, but I will give you as much of a look into its operation as I can.


Frommer 1910:
Frommer Stop Slow Motion:
Rast & Gasser 1898:
Roth-Sauer Automatic Pistol:

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