The Fraser Rifle

Towards the end of 1880 an effort was made to revive the drooping spirits of the few Scotchmen who loved the small-bore rifle. It was unanimously agreed that there was no use to face targets in the Elcho match unless all the men were armed with breech-loaders, and used the back position; and the dilemma was what rifle were they to use. At this juncture Messrs. D. & J. Fraser, of Edinburgh, stepped forward to clear the air.

Daniel Fraser: A Brief Introduction

Around 1873 Daniel set up business in Edinburgh. Initially at Greenside Place, within a year he moved to Leith Walk where he remained until 1878. At this time he went into business with his brother John, forming D. & J. Fraser and moving the business to new premises on Leith Street Terrace.