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1909 Peruvian Mauser
1909 Peruvian Mauser Serial #5053
(Mfg by Waffenfabrik Mauser - Oberndorf A/N)

Caliber: ........................ 7.65 x 53mm
Rifling & Twist: .............. 4 groove, right hand twist.
Barrel Length: ............... 29.13 in.
Overall Length: .............. 49.2 in.
Weight: ........................ 9.0 lbs.
Magazine Capacity: ........ 5 rounds
Qty Mfg: ....................... 50,000

Source: ........................ Mauser Military Rifles of the World (4th ed.) (2006) - ISBN-13: 978-0-89689-296-5


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Full length view of rifle, note tha it is essentially an export-pattern Gew98.

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View of action area, bolt side.

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Buttstock.

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Forestock.

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View of receiver.

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Note the lange-vizier sight.

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Note the 1904 style heavy cocking piece and the flap on the bolt stop forming part of the charger clip guide, similar to that found on the 1909 Argentine Mauser.

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Buttstock.

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Note the receiver markings indicating manufacture by Mauser Oberndorf.

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Note that the barrel and the lange-vizier sight are both serialized.

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ote the Peruvian national crest and the "Mauser Original" rollstamp.

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Typically the bolt would match the rifle, this bolt is not serialized and is likely a replacement.

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Top of rear receiver bridge.  Note the bolt stop forms part of the charger guide.

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Rear view of action.

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Note the Mauser Banner stock cartouche and the Peruvian acceptance cartouche of intertwined laurels.

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Note position of markings in relation to the stock disc.

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Note the serial number on the underside of the buttstock and the Peruvian inspection cartouche.

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Note that the mag well and the mag floorplate are both serialized.

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Note the MauserWerke marking on the underside of the wrist.

 
   
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