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1916 Spandau Gew98
1916 Gewehr 98 Rifle (Mfg by Spandau)

Caliber: ........................ 7.92 x 57mm (8mm Mauser)
Rifling & Twist: .............. 4 Groove, Right Hand
Barrel Length: ............... 29.13 in. (740mm)
Overall Length: ............. 49.2 in. (1250mm)
Weight: ........................ 9 lb. (4.075 - 4.150 kg without sling)
Magazine Capacity: ........ 5 rounds
Qty Mfg: ....................... 5 million (Estimated production between 1898 - 1918 by John' Walter's calculations)

Source: ....................... The German Rifle by John Walter (1979) - ISBN: 0969048688

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Date(s): January 29, 2006. Album by Badger. Photos by Badger. 1 - 24 of 131 Total. 2661 Visits.
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1916 Spandau (7.92 x 57mm) Gew98

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on front sight

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on front barrel band

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Gew98 15 5/8" cleaning rod marked with Serial # x06 and the Imperial Crown inspection mark

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Gew98 15 5/8" cleaning rod marked with Serial # x06 and the Imperial Crown inspection mark

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Gew98 15 5/8" cleaning rod marked with Serial # x06 and the Imperial Crown inspection mark

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) - Imperial Crown Inspection Mark

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on front barrel band

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on front and rear barrel bands

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on rear barrel band

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on rear (Lange) sight

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on rear (Lange) sight

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on rear (Lange) sight base - Imperial Crown Inspection Mark

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on rear (Lange) sight base - Imperial Crown Inspection Mark

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Serial # x06 (last two digits of #606) on rear (Lange) sight base - Imperial Crown Inspection Mark

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Serial # 606r - Imperial Eagle Inspection Mark

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Serial # 606r - Imperial Eagle Inspection Mark

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Serial # 606r - Imperial Eagle Inspection Mark

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Serial # 606r - Imperial Eagle Inspection Mark

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Gewher (Rifle) 98

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1916 Spandau (7.92 x 57mm) Gew98 - Imperial Crown

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Serial # 606r on bolt - # x06 on bolt release catch, extractor, safety and bolt sleeve, plus Imperial Crown Inspection Mark on bolt sleeve

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Serial # 606r on bolt - Serial # x06 and Imperial Crown Inspection Mark on bolt sleeve

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Serial # 606r on bolt

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