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A Close Look at the Innovative Swiss Prototype N33 Rifle

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The N33 rifle was developed by the Swiss in the years between WWI and WWII; get a closer look in this video. 

Developed as a prototype between the first and second world wars, the N33 rifle was made to be a powerful, light machine gun.

Watch this video and see experts analyze this firearm. They will examine its characteristics in a way that will open your eyes to Swiss engineering.

According to YouTube user, the N33 rifle,”is one of a series of Swiss prototype semiautomatic rifles developed between WWI and WWII (the ’33’ refers to 1933).”

As discussed in the video, these are self-loading guns which feature the unusual open bolt attribute. This means the bolt locks to the rear on an empty magazine. They were manufactured in multiple calibers, and the two N33 rifles in the video have different ones—765mm and 8mm.

Although the N33 was only manufactured for a short period of time, it’s still an amazing piece of weaponry. This illustrates that guns are not only collectable artifacts, but historical ones that help firearm owners know more about the development of rifles over time.

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A Close Look at the Innovative Swiss Prototype N33 Rifle