Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - Mauser Model 1896

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - Mauser Model 1896

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

XII.10614

Physical Description

Standard issue with metalwork faded to dark brown patina.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 376

Calibre

7.92 mm Mauser (7.92x57 mm) _

Inscriptions and Marks

Top or receiver; JC stylised. OVS376 MOD MAUSER 1896 LUDW.LOEWE & CO BERLIN

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

One of a number of rifles made for the Boer forces during the Boer War.