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Model HSC Pistol / Re: Low Grip Screw HSC on GunBroker
« on: October 23, 2020, 03:51:17 AM »
Congrats on obtaining a super rare variation.

C96 / C12 Broomhandle / Re: Large Ring Hammer in 9mm
« on: October 04, 2020, 11:05:05 AM »
Could be one of the 1980s Chinese rebuilds.
Does it have a removeable magazine?

Model 1934 Pistol / Got some old war horses
« on: August 29, 2020, 03:45:24 PM »
Will pick them up in a few weeks. They come from an older collection and will need some tlc, but the basis is not bad at all.

Model HSC Pistol / Re: Norwegian HSc
« on: August 12, 2020, 03:56:42 PM »
Still do! Appreciate your help in finding and obtaining it!

Pretty impressive. Thanks for sharing.

The Mauser 1910-14-34 pistols have been reported to be extremely accurate pistols, nice to see a well documented confirmation.

Mauser Lugers / Renato Gamba Mauser P.08
« on: June 17, 2020, 07:09:54 PM »
An example of the 150 to 200 contract P.08 pistols made by Mauser for their Italian reseller Renato Gamba in 1974.

The initial order was for 1,000 pistols in .30 luger with a 4" P08 barrel. Financial problems interfered and only a small part of the contract was fulfilled. Other pistols were dismantled for parts, while another group was reworked to Interarms specs and sold in the US.

Serial number range was RG0001 to RG1001.

Model HSC Pistol / Re: Norwegian HSc
« on: May 16, 2020, 08:58:33 AM »
Photos of the holster.

General Mauser Pistol Questions / Re: Ammo
« on: May 13, 2020, 07:26:45 AM »
That doesn't say anything.

Mauser made them in 6,35 and 7,65.

General Mauser Pistol Questions / Re: Ammo
« on: May 12, 2020, 07:56:32 PM »
Then something is wrong.

Make sure you are not having a .25 caliber pistol or magazine.

The Model 1914 must accept regular .32 auto without any problems, if it doesn't, something is wrong.

Model 1910 Pistol / Re: Model 10/34 with some extra bits
« on: May 05, 2020, 03:00:26 PM »
Correct. Its 5-1936.

Model 1910 Pistol / Model 10/34 with some extra bits
« on: May 05, 2020, 11:47:53 AM »
Serial number is a tad low for the 1934 grips, the manual is dated May, 1936 (updated after typo).

Model HSC Pistol / Re: Norwegian HSc
« on: April 28, 2020, 08:14:18 PM »
Hi, the holster is completely unmarked.

Model HSC Pistol / Norwegian HSc
« on: April 26, 2020, 07:09:36 PM »
Just to get some movement here.

Army accepted HSc that did not return home but went into Norwegain police service. With police holster.

Model 1934 Pistol / M1934 assembly pic
« on: April 11, 2020, 10:33:14 AM »
From the 1937 Mauser company history book.

The lady is doing final assembly of a batch of M1934 pistols.

Model HSC Pistol / Re: Early French phosphate HSc
« on: March 28, 2020, 04:01:13 PM »
The Ulm proof house was established in 1952. It replaced the Oberndorf proof house which ground to a halt in april, 1945.

During French control proofing was done in-house at Mauser. There was a period of uncertainty in april, 1945 during the evacuation of part of the Mauser staff, tools, machines and parts en route to Austria.

It is not unlikely that those who remained behind redistributed guns to locals for self protection.

It would also have taken some time for the French to come up with a game plan. But the number of unproofed HSc's is still going to be limited, despite the uncertainties Oberndorf and Mauser had to deal with.

It is still strange why HSc's under French control were WR proofed and P38's were Star proofed. Have to check what they did on WTP pistols.

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