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Predicate Object 1943.16 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1943.16, W0997, W1554 2015-01-05T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-11-16T00:10:07.222Z Firearms 55 restricted access - firearms, C endorsement Hazard Mauser Model C 1896 semi-automatic pistol manufacturer Waffenfabrik Mauser Oberndorf A. Neckar, c.1900. (German) The Construktion 96 Mauser was also known as the broomhandle on account of the shape of the grip. Provenance not known, but possible Anglo Boer War associations, or WW1 reference: Boothroyd, p393; Smith, p168 Mauser Military Model C96 semi-automatic pistol with shoulder stock/holster semi-automatic: Mauser Model C96; 7.63mm calibre; leaf sights; captive magazine; wooden pistol grips lanyard ring at heel; action at fault; missing: firing pin and spring; holster missing leather fittings accessories: wooden holster which can be used as a buttstock, has locking dovetail which slides into groove in pistol grip; 9 round strip of clip, drilled, unstruck markings: serial number on left rear of barrel and on back rear of body, twice: 340321 on back of hammer, rear of trigger and cocking piece: 321 on locking device at right rear top of body: 982 maker's details on right hand rear of body: WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER / OBERNDORF A. NECKAR on top of barrel: WAFFENFABRIK / MAUSER / OBERNDORF [broad arrow] on rounds: REM-UMC; 30CAL on top strap of wooden butt/holster: 723 manufacturer Waffenfabrik Mauser Oberndorf A. Neckar, c.1900. (German) pistol, automatic
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