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

Significance

Collected as a souvenir in France during WWI by Sig Henry Roussac 25Bn AIF

Physical description

Steel cover with a hinged cap

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