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  1. German Mauser 98 B info request

    The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum
    Mauser 98 B Model ID & info request I have inherited a Mauser 98 and am looking for information on it. It seems to be a Mauser 98 Sporter Model B that was used in WWII and brought back by a family member. I'm told he traded a German officer a case of soap for it. This rifle is very special to...
  2. Guten Tag from New Hampshire

    Introduction Forum
    Hello & good morning, I'm Joey - I am based out of Southern New Hampshire. I just turned 22 and am a budding collector of historical arms, as well as a very avid WW1 and WW2 reenactor. I own a '39 Kar98k, an '05 Gewehr 98, Norinco Type 56 SKS, and a '53 PPS-43. For more modern weapons, I own...
  3. Unknown Mauser Autocannon Magazine

    General Military Arms & History Forum
    Hi Guys, The other day, I got an unknown large magazine for autocannon or something. Judging from its size, it seems to be for 20mm class ammunition. Although it does not accommodate US 20×102mm ammunition, length of the magazine lip is almost same as that of the ammunition. The...
  4. Help getting information on Mauser .98 rifle

    Technical Questions & Information
    We are trying to get an idea of the history of this rifle and an idea of the value. Any help would be appreciated!
  5. Seeking valuation

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    Nazi weapon brought back from European Theater in 1944/5 by my father upon his return- been in our house ever since - hope my poor photo skills don't detract.
  6. 1935 Belgian Mauser?

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    What do you guys think about the value of this rifle? It's of course been modified for hunting. I would like to sell it, even though I think the historicity of it is pretty badass.
  7. 1921 Sporting Mauser - Value?

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    I have, what I believe to be, a 1921 sporting Mauser. It has a "Germany" proof mark, and I put this on a Mauser forum a while ago to determine the age. The double trigger seems to be original to the gun. Everything functions well. The stock had a crack in it which I paid to have repaired...
  8. Mauser - Ulm, German Proof mark - Help Identifying

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    I have what I believe to be a German Mauser 98k. This gun has been in my family at least since the late 60's. I want to identify what it is and what it's value is. The caliber is marked 8.57JS. It has the "N under eagle" powder designation and the Ulm, Germany proof mark (antler). There is...
  9. Mauser 9mm Luger 1939 history

    Technical Questions & Information
    I have a 1939 Mauser that is in good shape. I'm looking to find out as much as possible about this gun that I can. The proof markings on left and right don't seem to match things I've found on line. Aside from knowing more about the specific history of this gun (i.e.: police version, military...
  10. 1939 Mauser 9mm Luger

    Technical Questions & Information
    I have a 9mm German Luger with serial number 2988 and the 88 is displayed on many other parts of the gun as well. It has an Eagle proof marking sitting on a ball and there is an "L" next to the Eagle. I'm very new to this and was hoping someone could tell me a little something about this gun...
  11. Mauser C96 'Broomhandle' in the 1939 Stoeger Catalog

    Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers
    Mauser C96 From the 1939 Stoeger catalog: Click on Images to Enlarge:
  12. 1916 spanish mauser

    Curio & Relics Forum
    Was wondering if any Mauser experts could help me out a bit... I just picked up a 1916 Spanish Mauser and the stock has "15" painted on it in red with a large circle underneath as well. I imagine it's some sort of arsenal marking, but would like to know what it denotes. Thanks in advance for...
  13. 7.65 Mauser marking?

    General Military Arms & History Forum
    I was fiddling around on YouTube recently and came across interviews with a guy named Roger Craig. He had been a member of the Dallas County Sheriff's office on the day of President Kennedy's assassination and was on the sixth floor when a rifle was found. He had said throughout the 60's and...
  14. Old Mauser, need help finding out what exactly it is.

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    I inherited this rifle from my father. He purchased it around 25 years ago, as a used rifle. I cant find very much information on it, and the rifle has very few markings on it. Any help would be much appreciated. To be honest, I am not even sure how people know it is a Mauser in the first place...
  15. Mauser C96 Prussian Contract 9

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    I have inherited a Prussian Contract Red 9. All of the serial numbers on the pistol match and the gun is in very good shape. The serial number is 35526. I also have the original wooden holster and the leather cover, cleaning rod and extra spring for the clip. I am wondering if anyone can tell...
  16. Mauser. Is it authentic?

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    I bought a mauser and after doing Research on the gun, I have found some questionable things.I know that the numbers aren't matching but the factory code and receiver date don't match the serial numbers on the the side of the receiver it is a. S/27 from 1938 but the serial number is 260 b...
  17. Hello from the Low Country of SC

    Introduction Forum
    Got into serious collecting about 9 years ago and I focus on old Winchesters + WWI and WWII pistols and rifles from all the major players and some minor ones. If I have them I shoot them and going to the range can be lots of fun for me and a history lesson for those around me who would otherwise...

    Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun
    Ok I got a old rifle that I bought for 20 bucks from what I was told it's an old German sniper rifle but only numbers I can find on it is 1835. Only thing I know is my uncle's best friend who was a Vietnam vet gave it to my uncle who eventually gave it to my step dad who lost it in a field where...
  19. spanish 1940's ww2 mauser

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    Can anyone help me out with info on this rifle. i know it was my grandfathers during ww2 and that the markings indicate it's a Mauser of some model. also that my uncle had "converted" it to a deer rifle. There is a plate screwd on the bottom I suppose where a clip once went. I'm not even sure...
  20. Mauser bolt disassembly question

    Technical Questions & Information
    I received a family heirloom mause r 98k that was supposed to have been brought back from the battlefields by my great grandfather after he took it off a German. I was trying to clean the bolt as the gun hasn't been taken care of in years and failed to turn the safety up before turning the rear...