Peter Paul Mauser


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Noun1.Peter Paul Mauser - German arms manufacturer and inventor of a repeating rifle and pistol (1838-1914)
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The brainchild of German arms genius Peter Paul Mauser, who concocted it using some of the ideas gleaned from earlier Mauser rifles, the gun featured a one-piece bolt employing two front-mounted locking lugs plus a third rear lug to act as a safety if the other two failed.
In fact, the United States government had to pay Peter Paul Mauser a great sum of money because the '03 infringed upon his patents.