MAUSER 1896 TRANSISTIONAL CARBINE
Guns International #: 100954706 Seller's Inventory #: D14879
Category: Mauser Pistols - Broomhandle - Mauser Pistols
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Seller: Simpson Ltd
Company: Simpson Ltd
Member Since: 9/28/17
First Name: Robert
Last Name: Simpson
Country: United States
Phone: (309) 342-5800
Number of Active Listings: 213
Total Number of Listings: 231
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSE (FFL): is required on all shipments of modern guns. All items shipped to an Illinois address will be charged 8.75% sales tax.
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7.63mm Mauser; 80% blue, good bore, fair stock, 11 13/16'' barrel, Rare transistional production with features not found on standard production examples, a longer chamber area on the receiver, and slightly heavier rails without lightening grooves. Large ring hammer with early variation safety, trigger, extractor and firing pin. This carbine is pictured and described in the book "System Mauser" by John W Breathed Jr and Joseph J Schroeder Jr on page 166. Original blue finish, walnut stock and forend. British retailer markings on left side of frame "WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO. / LONDON". British proofing and "Not English Make" markings on right side of receiver and frame. Top of chamber marked "WAFFENFABRIK/MAUSER/OBERNDORF a/n". Matching serial numbers including the stock, serail number "41". Hooded fixed front sight with fine post and bead. Tangent rear sight also drift adjustable for windage graduated 50-500 meters. The elevation adjustment is marked "WESTLEY RICHARDS &/Co". The metal finish has scattered surface spotting, and some corrosion/minor pitting on right side of frame. Handling scratches and dings. The forend has a split on the left side over the receiver rail and an old sliver of wood missing on the right side at the joint with receiver. The stock has the original checkered hard rubber buttplate. Mechanically fine. The bore has strong rifling, showing frost and some minor corrosion.
Serial Number: 41