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Old October 7, 2008, 08:24 PM   #1
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1936 Mauser?

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!
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Old October 7, 2008, 09:05 PM   #2
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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.
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Old October 7, 2008, 09:16 PM   #3
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Thanks for the correction. So many of these older rifles look similar (I know, sounds like something a woman would say).
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Old October 20, 2008, 02:43 PM   #4
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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.
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