Mauser

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German arms manufacturer and inventor of a repeating rifle and pistol (1838-1914)

trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol

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The first of the Swedish Mausers to be chambered for the new cartridge was the m/94 carbine produced initially by Waffenfabrik Mauser at Oberndorf, Germany, for the Swedish cavalry.
By 1887 Waffenfabrik Mauser was an extremely successful company, but that success came primarily from building rifles for sale to other countries, not to the German States.
In an attempt to keep up with possible foes, in the 1880s the Turks turned to their friends in Germany when they wanted a repeating rifle and signed a contract with Waffenfabrik Mauser in 1887 for an astonishing half million units, although only about 220,000 rifles and 5000 carbines were delivered before the contract was changed to the Tufek 1890.
Development of the Broomhandle took place in Oberndorf am Neckar, Germany, at Waffenfabrik Mauser AG (Mauser Arms Manufacturing Co.
In 1920, Waffenfabrik Mauser introduced a new version of the C96 so as to meet restrictions imposed upon the German arms industry by the Versailles Treaty.
Advances in small arms design led to the Ottoman army adopting a series of repeating rifles developed by Waffenfabrik Mauser.