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Mauser model 40K

Article about: It's interesting that there is actually more machining to do on this rifle than on the K98. Also, the Oberndorf factory was using primarily laminated stocks by this stage. I wonder if it's a

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    Apparently someone in France has found a second Mauser Model 40k......BILL

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    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    Thanks Bill, Thats a sweet rifle!

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    ONLY 82 copies made ! Wow !! you have one Bill?

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    well let see a pic then,,

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    Quote by militarymania View Post
    well let see a pic then,,
    Just click on the link 'google translate'

    Thanks

    Danny

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    Quote by Bill Grist View Post
    Apparently someone in France has found a second Mauser Model 40k......BILL
    Just because I'm curious, who has the "first" one?

    Interesting that they made this rifle, I guess a Oberndorf version of the G33/40 that was made during the German occupation of Czechoslovakia

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    Just because I'm curious, who has the "first" one?

    Interesting that they made this rifle, I guess a Oberndorf version of the G33/40 that was made during the German occupation of Czechoslovakia
    There is one at Aberdeene Proving Grounds Museum Maryland USA...
    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    That's quite an interesting find, Google's translation is a little bit hard to follow at times, but it more than makes up for it by being so charming! It has a sort of 'Allo 'Allo feel about it!

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    I recall that french guy and his rifle - it's a recent build not the real deal.

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    Quote by gew98 View Post
    I recall that french guy and his rifle - it's a recent build not the real deal.
    I was wondering if a possibility still not 100% to say it is but she is sweet looking almost to but hey.No photos of the left side of stock looking for Waffens at least on my G43 seems there on the L/side.I long for a nice Mauser and not humped and all I have now is an R/C type.Kevin

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