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  1. Austrian Contract C-96 Unit Markings and some other questions

    New Collectors Board
    I am new to this board. The collective expertise is impressive!! I just bought an all-matching C-96 Austrian contract. The seller told me the late Joe Schroeder owned and only parted with it when he found a 97% example. I would like some help please with a few questions: 1) can anyone help...
  2. C96 Firing Pin Spring

    1900-1918 : German (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters
    I purchased a Wolff spring kit for a C96 Mauser. The instructions declared that the firing pin spring must be fitted (trimmed to proper length) before final installation. No instructions were given as to the final length measurement of the spring. Will someone please advise how to arrive at this...
  3. C96 Follower

    1900-1918 : German (non-P08) Pistols & Holsters
    Hi, I have two Red 9 Broomhandles w/sn's 72xxx & 20xx. Neither have a machined cut for 9mm cartridges in the follower. I've seen photos of followers with this cut but can't imagine its purpose. My two guns appear to feed bullets as intended, so why do you suppose they were not milled to include...
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