Note the handguard extending from the rear sight to the front band.
"nose" of the rifle.
The upper buttstock cartouche, in detail.
The lower buttstock cartouche, in detail.
Bottom of buttstock, showing the inspection cartouches. (WaA56, jhv, WaA56)
Closeup of the top WaA56 and the jhv maker's stamp.
Overlapping photo of the jvh maker's stamp and the lower WaA 56.
WaA56 stamp on wrist of the stock.
WaA 56 stamp on the bottom of the forestock, just in front of the magazine.
Buttplate serial number.
Buttsocket serial number and WaA 56.
Cocking piece serial number and bolt relese with WaA 56 on it.
Cocking piece serial number and Mannlicher split bridge.
Safety and thumpiece from the striker assembly. Safety is in the "fire" position.
Note the checkered thumpiece on the striker assembly.
Safety in the "safe" position.
Bolt serialized on the ball of the bolt handle.
Complete bolt, bottom view.
Bolt head, extractor (bottom right) and integral sliding ejector (top left).
Bottom view of bolt head. Extractor is on top, sliding ejector is on the bottom in this picture. A gas vent hole can be seen on the bolt body.
Bottom view of bolt body.
Cocking piece and striker assembly thumpiece.