Object Title

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - Mauser Model 1890

Centrefire bolt-action magazine military rifle - Mauser Model 1890

Date

1900-1930

Object Number

XII.11470

Provenance

Purchased 2 January 2004.

Physical Description

A standard issue Mauser, with rotating bolt action and Mauser locking system. It has a five round box magazine and magazine cutoff on the right side of the receiver. It is fully stocked almost to the muzzle, with the barrel open at the top after the forward handguard. The wood is walnut and the sights comprise standard pattern ladder rear and block and blade front. There are front and rear sling swivels.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 48.7 in (1237 mm), Barrel length: 29.2 in (742 mm), Weight: 9 lb 3 ozs [4.2 kg]

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 164026

Calibre

7.65 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Maufcturer and model are in turkish script on the left and right receiver

Associations

Places Turkey