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redlantrn
October 7, 2008, 08:24 PM
Hopefully I am not bugging you guys too much. It's just that I have about 40 rifles to sort through, and some are a little easier to identify than others.
This appears to be a new (or perhaps refurbed) 1936 Mauser. There are 2 different serial #'s FH42341 on the side, and FH 46315 on trigger housing. The bayonette is pretty well designed too.
Would anyone know of the country of origin and approx. value?
thanks!

Scorch
October 7, 2008, 09:05 PM
It's not a Mauser. It's a MAS, made for the French army at the St Etienne armory. It was the French army's first attempt at modernization of their small arms arsenal. Good luck finding parts.

redlantrn
October 7, 2008, 09:16 PM
Thanks for the correction. So many of these older rifles look similar (I know, sounds like something a woman would say).

TEDDY
October 20, 2008, 02:43 PM
no it sounds like something that you never thought of.I live guns as does JIM.
and he is more nowlegable than me.what I like is guessing about the make and finding I am right most of the time.:rolleyes:;)