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Daniel Fraser, Edinburgh, Scotland

D. & J. Fraser manufactured a falling block breech loading rifle for Match and Military Breech Loader competition.

The Fraser Rifle

Towards the end of 1880 an effort was made to revive the drooping spirits of the few Scotchmen who loved the small-bore rifle. It was unanimously agreed that there was no use to face targets in the Elcho match unless all the men were armed with breech-loaders, and used the back position; and the dilemma was what rifle were they to use. At this juncture Messrs. D. & J. Fraser, of Edinburgh, stepped forward to clear the air.

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