Though overshadowed by the Model 1912 Steyr Hahn auto, the Rast & Gasser saw widespread use by Austro-Hungarian forces during World War I.
Like the Rast & Gasser, the mechanism could be accessed through a side panel that could be quickly removed by unscrewing a lever at the rear and popping the plate out of the frame.
The Bodeo--which was of the folding-trigger variety--was manufactured in 1890 by Fabricca d'Armie and the Rast & Gasser by Gasser in 1916.
The Austro-Hungarian army needed a more modern sidearm, and as it had for the past 30 years, it looked to the Gasser firm to supply it.
98 was designed by a Gasser employee August Rast who, in 1903, became a partner in the firm, the company's name then becoming Waffen-fabrik Rast & Gasser.
Shortly after the turn of the 20th century, Rast & Gasser produced a version of the M.
In 1936 he played for the first Junior Gassers team managed by Deal.
For the Gassers in 1943, Cal played as a seventeen-year-old pitcher and outfielder against service teams stacked with professionals.
Greenwade did not want to sign Morgan, but Jarvis and McLish would not sign until he agreed to sign all three Gassers.
Even so, one must admit that the Austro-Hungarian Model 1870 Gasser revolver might have represented an extreme example of this ethos.
Austrian gunmaker Leopold Gasser began making firearms in the mid-1800s, and though he died in 1871, his company was successfully continued by his son Johann.
In 2003, one local writer went so far as to name a specific resident as the Mad Gasser.
In another, the gasser was spotted and described as being a woman dressed as a man.
K Hof-und Armee-Waffenfabrik was established by Leopold Gasser (1836-1871), a gunsmith who settled in Vienna and opened his first factory in 1862, where he produced firearms for hunting and target shooting.
In 1873 Gasser introduced a new design which, while it still utilized the Lefaucheux trigger mechanism, had a solid frame and did away with the cumbersome ejector rod on the side of the barrel.