Luger self-loading rifle

Not to be confused with the various models of Luger carbines produced in 9x19mm, this is an experimental self-loading rifle designed by Georg Luger for the German military. It uses the same toggle-lock action as his famous pistol, but is scaled up and chambered for the 8mm Mauser cartridge.

We only have a couple auction photos at the moment, but hopefully we can unearth some more detailed information about the design.

Luger rifle

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  1. Hey Ian why don’t you do a piece on an old German schuetzen rifle? Though not a military rifle a lot of them were brought back by GI’s after the civilian population was disarmed after WWII. A lot of them are now coming on the market as the GI owners are now passing away. Some of them are really nice and well made with elaborate engraving. I bought one out of an estate a little while ago and it’s a very nice one by the Greifelt company of Suhl made in the early 1900’s. I enjoy your videos good luck!

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