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M1880 Bulgarian Berdan
GENERALLY: The Russian Berdan was apparently adopted by the then newly autonomous Bulgaria. Any additional information would be appreciated.
PHOTO: The rifle shown is a M1870 Russian Berdan II manufactured by the Imperial Arsenal in Tula.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Stamped with the "Crown A" cypher of Alexander I.
FURTHER READINGS: (I would like any information which any reader might have. Thank you)
*Rifles of the World , John Walter, DBI Books, 1993, pg 31.
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Updated: Oct 29, 2021
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