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Edward Lindner

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c1815 Born in one of the Germanic States of Europe

1850 Emigrated to the USA

Obtained 4 patents on improvements in fire-arms

1859 Particularly known for his breech-loading arrangement.

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1864 Engineer of New York.

1866 Notice given by Louis Sterne, of Old Broad-street, London, Engineer, in respect of the invention of "improvements in buffers, draw springs, and bearing springs." The result partly of communications made to him from abroad by Edward Lindner, of Vienna, Austria, and partly of invention or discovery made by himself.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 1866
  • American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume III: Flintlock Alterations and ...

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