SPANISH MAUSER 1895 CAVALRY CARBINE.
CAL. 7x57 mm.
Made by Ludwig Loewe & Co., Berlin 1896-97 and by Fabrica Nacional de Armas, Oviedo 1896-1915. Adopted on 7th may 1895, this was simply a shorth Mod. 1893, stocked to the muzzle, with a small rear sight and the bolt handle turned down. A change was made in 1896 to he barrel band, which gained a sling ring on the left side, a sling bar was fixed in the left side of the butt in addition to the bar-and-ring assembly beneath the wrist. A half-depth cut in the left side of the receiver was added to facilitate charger-loading. (Rifles of the World, John Walther 1998)
|Caliber: ||7mm |
|System of operation:|| Turn Bolt
|Length overall:|| 37 inches|
|Barrel length: ||17.56 inches|
|Feed device:|| 5 round,staggered row, non-detachable, box magazine|
|Sight:Front: ||Barley corn w/ears|
|Sight:Rear: || Leaf|
|Weight: ||7.5 lb|
| Muzzle velocity: ||Approximately 2575 f.p.s.|
Spanish Model 1895 Carbine.
Close-up of the action .
Close-up of the markings .
A top view of the bolt.
Close-up of 1895 Carbine rear sling loop.
Close-up of the saddle ring.
Close-up of 1895 Carbine front sling loop.
A close-up of the rearsight.
Close-up of the front sight.
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