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Title Smith & Wesson 9 MMBlow Back Carbine Rifle
Catalog Number CVHM-98.01445
Description In 1941 the U.S. Army adopted the Winchester designed Carbine to fire a newly developed Carbine cartridge. In the later stages of World War II, around 1944, Smith & Wesson began experimenting with Carbine design. Over the next two years, until the end of the war, Smith & Wesson built several experimental Carbines.
Artist Smith & Wesson Company, Springfield MA
Object Name Rifle
Date 1942
Credit line Gift of Smith & Wesson Company
Museum Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History
On Exhibit No