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Mau·ser

 (mou′zər)
A trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol.
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Mauser

(ˈmaʊzə)
n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a high-velocity magazine rifle
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a type of automatic pistol
[C19: named after P. P. von Mauser (1838–1914), German firearms inventor]
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Noun1.Mauser - German arms manufacturer and inventor of a repeating rifle and pistol (1838-1914)
2.Mauser - trademark for a repeating rifle or pistolMauser - trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol
repeating firearm, repeater - a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
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Mauser C96 Serial number 413543, Waffenfabrik Mauser, Oberndorf am Neckar, Neue Sicherung.
In 1896, Waffenfabrik Mauser had introduced the world's first practical semiautomatic pistol, the Selbstaladepistole C96 (a.k.a.
Oberdorf, Germany was the location of Waffenfabrik Mauser AG during the war and fell under French control after the capitulation.
Early rifles were manufactured in Oberndorf, Germany, at the Waffenfabrik Mauser plant, and two Swedish operations--Carl Gustafs Stads Gevarsfaktori and Husqvarna Vapenfabriks Aktiebolag--produced rifles under license to Mauser.
With Waffenfabrik Mauser's reputation for quality weaponry, the C96 was an instant hit.
Die deutsche Rustungsindustrie in ihren Turkeigeschaften zwischen 1871 und 1914, Die Firma Krupp, die Waffenfabrik Mauser und die Deutschen Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken
On the left side of the slide the serial number is 251XXX, and it is stamped "Waffenfabrik Mauser A.G.
The Swedish Mausers were manufactured at three different facilities: Waffenfabrik Mauser, Carl Gustafs Stads Gevarsfaktori, and the Husqvarna Vapenfabriks.