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Mauser Model 1896 Rifle, Boer War

Mauser Rifle, Model 1896. This bolt-action rifle was made in Berlin in Germany and has a calibre of 7mm. The internal magazine held 5 rounds of ammunition. This type of rifle was widely used by Boer soldiers during the South African War. Acc No: 1351

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