Help with identification

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Jackthelad, Sep 22, 2005.

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  1. Jackthelad

    Jackthelad Member

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    A fellow I work with gave me a rifle yesterday, and I am not too familiar with military rifles, so I am hoping my family here at THR can help me a bit. This fellow's wife holds estate sales, and she comes across firearms from time to time. They usually sell them for next to nothing and my co worker brought in a rifle and gave it to me. ACCORDING TO MY CO WORKER- and I have nothing to verify this with, this is a WW2 bring home souvenir that has been sitting in a corner. Ask me about pistols or especially knives, and I have a chance- but I honestly have very little knowledge of rifles, let alone military. first- the wood and age of the wood seems appropriate. I have found a few markings on the rifle. Across the top, it is stamped BUDAPEST on the top, and that is the most I can tell. This has the original leather sling, and I apologize for the poor quality of the pictures.

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    Caracano?
     
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    Loooks like a Steyr-Mannlicher M-95. One way to confirm this is to check the bolt - if it's a straight-pull action, it's definitely an M95. Caliber would be 8x56 Rimmed. It feeds from 5-round clips inserted completely into the magazine (when empty, they fall out the bottom of the mag).
     
  5. Jackthelad

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    Man- You guys nailed it. Thanks for the good info. I really appreciate it.
     
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