The Madsen was developed in 1904 by Denmark. They were commonly used by the Dutch and Norwegians against the Japanese and Germans at the beginning of WWII and are still in use by the Brazilian National Police today. Our Madsen is model 1946 chambered in 8X57 Mauser with a cyclic rate of 450 rounds per min. The Masen is fed from a 30 round, top feed magazine. You can choose to shoot from a tripod or bipod with this firearm.