Military Factory

Guns from 1900 to 1909

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/17/2015

Many firearms developments of 1900-1909 directly influenced warfare during the upcoming World War (1914-1918).





There are a total of (18) Firearms from 1900 to 1909 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1905
Arisaka Type 38
The Arisaka Type 38 (Rifle, Meiji 38th Year) was the standard rifle issued to the Imperial Japanese ... [Read More]
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1902
Browning Auto-5
One of American gunsmith John Moses Browning's most famous designs (and one of the most popular shot... [Read More]
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1900
Browning Model 1900 / FN M1900 / Browning No. 1
The Browning Model 1900 was John Browning's first successful pistol design, further solidifying an a... [Read More]
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1903
Browning Model 1903 / FN M1903
The Fabrique Nationale FN Model 1903 was a solid, well-traveled pistol used in both World Wars. The ... [Read More]
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1903
Colt Model 1903 (Pocket Hammerless)
The Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless (or M1903) was a semi-automatic pistol from the long line of f... [Read More]
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1909
Hotchkiss Model 1909 (Mle 1909 / Benet-Mercie)
Design of the M1909 was brought about by a new French requirement looking to provide ground elements... [Read More]
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1904
Luger P08 (Pistole Parabellum 1908 / Parabellum-Pistole)
The German P08 pistol (or "Pistole 1928" or "P'08" or "Luger") was one of the more famous German-bas... [Read More]
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1900
Mannlicher Model 1900 (Series)
The Mannlicher Model 1900 series was consistent with the high-end craftsmanship coming out of Steyr.... [Read More]
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1908
Maxim MG08 (Maschinengewehr 08)
The Maxim MG08 (or "Maschinengewehr 08") was a copy of the original machine gun as developed by Sir ... [Read More]
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1900
Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
The Mondragon Rifle became one of the first semi-automatic service rifles to be adopted in quantity ... [Read More]
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1908
Remington Model 10 (M10)
Unlike other global firepowers, the United States was never shy about going to war with shotguns in ... [Read More]
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1905
Remington Model 11 (M11 / Remington Autoloading Gun)
Famous American gunsmith John Moses Browning (1855-1926) had many of his popular rifle and shotgun d... [Read More]
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1905
Ross Rifle
An indigenous bolt-action service rifle of World War 1 to emerge from Canada - the "Ross Rifle" - wa... [Read More]
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1905
Schwarzlose MG
Prussian-German gunsmith Andreas Wilhelm Schwarzlose developed a line of machine guns that became th... [Read More]
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1908
Smith & Wesson 1st Model New Century (Triple Lock)
In 1868, the storied firm of Smith & Wesson introduced their Model 3, a large-caliber, hinged-frame,... [Read More]
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1903
Springfield M1903 (Model 1903)
The M1903 "Springfield" bolt-action service rifle was the standard infantry rifle of the American Ar... [Read More]
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1907
Steyr Model 1907 (M1907)
The Roth-Steyr M07 (or "Model 07") holds the distinction of becoming the first self-loading pistol t... [Read More]
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1907
Winchester Model 1907
Fresh from a century that saw the Winchester Repeating Arms Company find success with its lever-acti... [Read More]
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