History of the Mauser Factory. This is an extremely rare jubilee edition of the Mauser arms factory. It’s about the history of the company, 1811 – 1874, The incorporation of the arms factory, about the youth of Wilhelm and Paul Mauser, Famous achievements; The new Mauser Model 1871 rifle was adopted as the Gewehr 71, or Infanterie-Gewehr 71 M/71; I. 71 was printed on the rifles themselves, The Gewehr 98, or G98, named for 1898, the first year of its manufacture, superseded the earlier Model 1888 Commission Rifle a. Gewehr 88 or Judenflinte in German service. This should not be confused with a Mauser Model 1888. The G98 itself was the latest in a line of Mauser rifles that were introduced in the 1890s. The death of Paul Mauser, the war years, Versailles, after the war, new machines added to production, the management, chronicle and much more.. With the rare Original Presentation Letter of the Mauser Werke! 240 pages, text and photos. 110 high quality photos in gravure printing. Good exterior and very good interior. With the rare Original slipcase included! Minor foxing to boards, spine and fore edge, faint foxing to the two water color plates due to different paper quality, else ok with minor traces of use and age. All pages are complete and tight in the binding. Approx/Measurements: 11-1/2″ x 8-1/4″ 2.2 lbs. Published by House Mauser. Their designs were built for the German armed forces, and have been exported and licenced to a number of countries in later 19th and early 20th century, as well as being popular civilian firearm. In the late 20th century Mauser continued making sporting and hunting rifles. In the 1990s it became a subsidiary of Rheinmetall. Mauser Jagdwaffen GmbH was split off and continues making rifles, while the Rheinmetal subsidiary, called Mauser-Werke Oberndorf Waffensysteme GmbH made other products for a time before being merged into Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH. The Mauser name has also sometimes been licensed by other companies. The free listing tool. The item “125 Years Wilhelm Paul Mauser Rifle Factory Oberndorf German Jubilee Book photos” is in sale since Tuesday, April 16, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “ob8t” and is located in Bavaria. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in continental Asia, United Kingdom, Australia.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany