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Portuguese Mauser

At the last SAR show I was finally able to pick up a Mauser rifle that I have been looking for for over 30 years. When they were available I had no money and you know the rest of the story.

This rifle is a Model 1941 short rifle with a transitional stock. It uses cross between a model 937-A short rifle stock and a 1941 short rifle stock. The main difference isĀ  the change from the flat to a cupped butt plate, the change of the forward sling attachment point and The lack of a grove at the rear sling attachment point. The stock is matching to the rifle.

IMG_6892ccsI have always found the Portuguese crest to be one of the most beautiful of all the crests.

IMG_6894sLike a number of these rifles they were pressed into Germany service during the war. There are acceptance stamps on the receiver,stock and parts.

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IMG_6899sA nice addition to the Gun Lab reference collection.

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