Full length view of M48 Mauser rifle and typical accoutrements.
Full length view of rifle and typical accoutrements. Note the issue sling and M48 bayonet.
Note the serial number stamped into the elm stock.
Note the opened bolt and the bolt stop.
View of action. Note the Preduzece 44 rollstamp on the side wall and the cyrillic FNRJ stamp on the receiver ring.
Barrel band, cleaning rod and front sight hood.
M1948 Oil bottle. ЛОД (MAЗИBAЊE) = "oil"
M48 oil bottle. ЧИШ (ЋEЊE) = "Alkali"
Bayonet keeper and frog. The scabbards were matched to the bayonets on the keeper. Sadly, this bayonet and scabbard are mismatched.
Back fo bayonet frog.
Scabbard mouthpiece. Note the BK acceptance stamp.
Bayonet markings, Preduzece 44.
M1948 ammunition pouches.
Rear view of ammunition pouches.
Receiver markings and recoil crossbolt.
Magazine floorplate. Stamped matching serial numbers. Note the floorplate is milled. On all the other M48 series weapons, this part is made of stamped sheet steel.
Pistol grip with inspector's stamp.
Another view of the inspector's stamp, a geometric shape with a cyrillic "P" inside.
BK acceptance markings.
Note the milled bands. On later M48 series seapons the front band is stamped, folded and seam welded along the bottom.
Front sight hood, copied from WW2 era German mausers.
Note the serial number on the receiver ring.
Serial number on the bolt handle. Note that the bottom of the bolt handle ball is flat to gain a grip, rather than dish-cutting the stock.
Note the inspection stamps on the rear of the safety and bolt shroud.
Receiver crest denoting this to be an M48 model.
Bolt stop/bolt release with inspection stamps.
Magazine follower. Note it is designed without a bolt hold-open.
Interior of receiver.
Rear sight. Note it is of the 2 button design of many WW1 era mausers.
Rear side of sight ladder.
Bottom of bolt. Note the inspection stamps on the bolt handle root and the extractor. Also note the assembly number under the bolt.