(Bergmann or Bayard Long) Fontbernat M 1938 (Labora)9mm

 (Bergmann or Bayard Long) Fontbernat M 1938 (Labora)9mm

A Spanish design sub-machine gun, made in limited numbers during the Spanish Civil War. Other than being made out of expensive machined material during a war and having a push-button type selector, the Labora has no unusual or unique features. Autoctonous SMG manufactured by the Industrias de Guerra de Cataluña under the denomination “Olot”, its quality and technology was exceptional for the time and circumstances which sorrounded it., allowing it reach a theorical firing rate of 750 rpm. Country Of Origin: Catalonia Designation: Sub-Machine Gun Cartridge: 9 X 23 mm Bergmann-Bayard (9 mm Largo) Production Date: 1936-1938 Length: 794 mm, Barrel: 260 mm Weight Empty: 4.38 kg Rifling: 4 grooves, rh Magazine Capacity: 36 rounds Rate Of Fire: 750 RpM http://www.jolt.co.uk/image.php?id=20350

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