Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Lewis-Mauser Model K

Centrefire bolt-action magazine rifle - Lewis-Mauser Model K

Date

1902

Object Number

XII.7269

Provenance

Transferred through the National Museums Consortium via Amnesty 1988. From Leicestershire Police, no.27.

Physical Description

Built on a round-top model K short action. The bolt is fitted with the bottom half of a Prker-Hale 'Sportarget' aperture sight. Mauser serial no.3558. .318 in express cartridge

Dimensions

BarrelLength25.51 inches
BarrelLength648 mm
OverallLength1148 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 15404

Calibre

0.318 in

Inscriptions and Marks

London view and proof marks.

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Almost certainly supplied by Rigby, who were the agents for Mauser in the United Kingdom