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muzzle cover K98k

From the Collection of RSL Waverley Sub Branch 161 Coleman Parade Glen Waverley Victoria

Description
Steel cover with a hinged cap
Size
65mm x 26mm
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Object Registration
d/0287
Keywords
mauser, k98k, muzzle cap, barrel cap, roussac, 25 bn, aif, wwi
Historical information
The Karabiner 98 Kurz (often abbreviated Kar98k, K98, or K98k) is a bolt action rifle used extensively during both WWI and WWII
Cover was used to prevent the entry of dirt MUD and water into barrel
When Made
WWI
Significance
Collected as a souvenir in France during WWI by Sig Henry Roussac 25Bn AIF
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM