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Old May 15, 2005, 03:26 PM   #1
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Spanish Air Force M44 rifle?

I got a nice Mauser today at the local show as I was looking for a decent shooter to properly dispose of some surp. 8MM. Got a Spanish Mauser in pretty nice shape, but probably rearsenaled. It is a M44 with the Air Force emblem on the receiver ring. This thing looks different than the M43 in my books. Has ears on the sight, a-la Turkish, side sling swivels, and a nice walnut stock. What is the deal with this gun? Rare? curiosity? just a shooter? Overall nice condx. and the seller checked the headspace in front of me. Not in the Olsen book that I could find! Thanks
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Old May 18, 2005, 03:12 PM   #2
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Humm - - Still no replies

Tom, per our e-mails, I'm moving this one to Rifles forum, leaving a re-direct in Institute for FA Research.

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