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Gardner, William

Name Street Town State From To
Gardner, William   Toledo Ohio 1876  
Gardner, William   Cleveland Ohio 1879  


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174,130 February 29, 1876 Machine Guns
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216,266 June 10, 1879 Machine Guns
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Gardner machine gun manufactured by Pratt & Whitney, Hartford, Connecticut 2 to 5 barrels, capable of firing 1,200 shots per minute (two barrel model fired 350 - 400 rounds per minute). In 1879 US Navy tested the gun with good reports but the gun was never adopted. Only 21 guns were manufactured in the US. In England the gun was adopted and used in several wars.

.45-70 caliber, Improved Model 1877
two barrel gun