Mauser C96 (Model 1930) Pistol

Accession Number REL/09537
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made Germany
Date made c 1931
Conflict Period 1930-1939

Mauser C96 (Model 1930) automatic pistol. Frame stamped right side WAFFENFABRIKMAUSER OBERNDORF A.NECKAR D.R.P.u.A.P and left side with the Mauser banner. British nitro proof marks are stamped under the barrel. It has a small ring hammer and wooden grips with large ribs. The ten shot magazine is detachable and measures 95mm x 47mm.

History / Summary

This is a schnellfeuer (rapid fire) pistol refered to in the USA as the M712.

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