Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action carbine - Mauser Model 1893

Centrefire bolt-action carbine - Mauser Model 1893

Date

about 1895

Object Number

XII.5164

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925. (1927 list no.438).

Physical Description

With 5 round internal magazine and upper receiver grip. Stocked to the muzzle with a straight pull bolt. The rear sight graduated to 1400 metres. With sling loop located beneath the wrist and sling bar at the left side of the barrel band.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength19.8in.
BarrelLength504mm
OverallLength36.8in.
OverallLength935mm
OverallWeight3.22kg
OverallWeight7.1lb oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number A1414

Calibre

7 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Manufacturers Marks
6 pointed star MAUSER ESPANOL MODELO 1893 MANUFACTURA LOEWE BERLIN
Left side of breech
Stamped
Manufacturers Marks
C with L facing left and L facing right.
Breech
Engraved
Manufacturers Marks
Image of the planet Saturn before serial number.
Left side of breech
Stamped

Associations

Notes

This weapon was captured from the Boars during the South African War.