Bolt open showing Mauser elevator spoon partially elevated as bolt is
partially opened. Year of Mfgr. on right rear receiver.
Next 4 pictures below: A trip around
the knoxform!! (Stock removed to expose lower knoxform).
"Spandau" is the arsenal where it was made (near Berlin). "FW" is
Kaiser Friedrich Wilhelm. The rifle was manufactured in 1888.
They are also commonly seen marked "Amberg" (Bavaria) and "L" (King
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Revised September 21, 1999