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1899 Krag 30-40 Carbine
Model 1899 Krag (Caliber 30-40) Carbine Serial # 341336
(Mfg by Springfield in 1901)

Caliber: .......................  ".30 U.S." or ".30 Government", more common designation ".30-40" (denoting .30 caliber backed with 40 grains of smokeless powder)
Rifling & Twist: ............. 4 Groove, Enfield, Right Hand Twist, 1 turn in 10"
Barrel Length: .............. 22 in. (559mm)
Overall Length: ............ 40.9 in. (1039mm)
Weight: ....................... 8.0 lbs. (3.66kg)
Magazine Capacity: ....... 5 rounds, loaded with chargers
Magazine Type ............. Side loading box
Magazine Capacity: ....... 5 rounds, loaded with chargers
Total Qty Mfg ............... 35,954 (Estimated from William Brophy calculations)
1901 Qty Mfg ............... 10,801 (using 1901 sight - estimated from William Brophy calculations)


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Date(s): January 29, 2006. Album by Badger. Photos by Badger. 1 - 33 of 33 Total. 2466 Visits.
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Model 1899 Krag (Caliber 30-40) Carbine Serial # 341336 (Mfg in 1901)

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Type 4A Carbine Stock with faint marking where original Cartouche may have been. Has -P- inspectors mark under stock wrist

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Manufactured in 1901

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-C- Marked Carbine Rear 1901 (Type 1) Sight

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-C- Marked Carbine Rear 1901 (Type 1) Sight

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-C- Marked Carbine Rear 1901 (Type 1) Sight Ramp & Base

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-C- Marked Carbine Rear 1901 (Type 1) Sight

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-C- Marked Carbine Rear 1901 (Type 1) Sight

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Front (Type 1) Carbine Sight. Unable to find -C- mark stamp. May be hidden by post base?

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22 inch (type 2) carbine barrel

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Small (aged wood) chip near top of butt tang. Faint marking where original Cartouche may have been. -P- inspectors mark under stock wrist

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Bolt CLOSED and 5 round magazine CLOSED

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Bolt CLOSED and 5 round magazine OPEN

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Model 1899 Krag (Caliber 30-40) Carbine Serial # 341336 (Mfg in 1901)

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Bolt CLOSED and 5 round magazine CLOSED

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Bolt CLOSED and 5 round magazine CLOSED

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Bolt CLOSED and 5 round magazine OPEN

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Bolt OPEN and 5 round magazine OPEN

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Bolt OPEN and 5 round magazine CLOSED

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Bolt OPEN and 5 round magazine CLOSED

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Bolt OPEN and 5 round magazine OPEN

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Unknown filled-in butt stock markings. Maybe rack numbers?

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Unknown filled-in butt stock markings. Maybe rack numbers?

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Type 8 Handguard (Model 1902) & 1901 rear sight

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Type 8 Handguard (Model 1902). -U- on barrel band is UP.

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22 inch (type 2) carbine barrel

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Front (Type 1) Carbine Sight

Visible small 'C' marking on blade part of sight.


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Type 4A Stock with Type 8 Handguard (Model 1902) & 1901 rear sight

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-P- Proof Mark and Inspector No. 30 or 80?

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Frankford Arsenal 1909 ammo bandoleer c/w 30-40 Krag ammo

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Frankford Arsenal 1909 ammo bandoleer c/w 30-40 Krag ammo

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Frankford Arsenal 1909 ammo bandoleer c/w 30-40 Krag ammo

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One Handed Krag Bolt Removal !!! (Picture courtesy of Parashooter)

 
   
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