Proof mark?

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Proof mark?

Post by FR Banker » Sun Sep 15, 2013 10:22 am

Long time lurker, first time poster. Finally broke down and bought one.



I think I have a circa 1944 Mauser Werke, Borsigwalde. But what is the "propeller" looking proof mark on the receiver?
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Re: Proof mark?

Post by 42rocker » Sun Sep 15, 2013 10:41 am

Well I think that you have done your home work on the markings and have them correct. The prop, well I would call metal hits or something that was not put on by the Germans.
More pics of the full weapon would be great.
Long time lurker is right!!! -- joined 2008 and first post in 2013. LOL Hope to see a lot more posts.

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Re: Proof mark?

Post by longhorn109 » Thu Oct 17, 2013 8:18 pm

I just looked at the pic that had been posted and thought I would check my pictures of my deactivated MG42 because that prop stamp looked really familiar, lo and behold I have it on mine as well no idea what it is though. The crossed swords stamp you can see is the proof house stamp that confirms it has been deactivated.
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