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Mauser 1914
« on: January 18, 2021, 02:36:48 PM »
My mauser has a grooved out on the right side and was wondering why and what mite have been there

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Re: Mauser 1914
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2021, 07:16:00 AM »
I am not sure what you are describing, possibly the milled panel above the grip? A picture would be most helpful. Regards,
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Re: Mauser 1914
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2021, 08:47:35 AM »
It's is right above the grips,not sure how to add a picture

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Re: Mauser 1914
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2021, 07:11:14 AM »
The milled panel above the grip on the right side was only on the early, WWI and before, .32 model variations. I believe the intention of these milled panels were to remove material to make the pistol lighter in weight. It was sometimes used for marking by police agencies. The panel was discontinued on post WWI examples I would think it was found to not be worth the effort. Regards,
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Re: Mauser 1914
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2021, 04:59:31 PM »
Thanks for your time and information