Item Nr.: 1055
Brand : Ludwig Loewe e Co.
Model : 1895
Caliber: 7x57mm Mauser
The Chilean 1895 Rifle is pratically identical to the Spanish model 93 but in calibre 7x57mm Mauser.Several nation adopted this rifle model and this was evidence of the great effect that the Spanish Model 93 had in making the Mauser rifle so popular.
According to Mauser Gewhere und Mauser Patente, countries which adopted the 7 mm Model 95 were: Mexico, Chile, Uruguay, Persia, China, Transvaal and the Orange Free State; It’s believed that Venezuela also adopted the 7 mm Model 95, but this lacks conformation.
This one is in the “B” block serial range. Overall condition is NRA Antique Excellent Plus or approaching Mint condition .
Barrel and receiver show 99.5% original blue. Only the Walnut Stock shows minimal wear with light handling nicks, is numbered to the rifle and is in Excellent condition with 99,5% original finish remaining. Nice fire blue on all of the screws, springs, magazine charger, sight ladder, trigger and bolt release. Screws are unturned. Bolt is still bright. Action is perfect. Bore is mint!