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.
Due to the size of these and the ongoing Turkish contracts, most of the Argentine rifles were produced by Ludwig Loewe Company of Berlin (later known as Deutsche Waffen-und Munitionfabriken--DWM) which, in 1887, had become the corporate owner of Waffenfabrik Mauser.
You see the Berlin based armament group of Ludwig Loewe, also known as DWM, held a controlling interest in the stock of Waffenfabrik Mauser.
Lowe acquired controlling interest in Waffenfabrik Mauser as well as Deutsche Metallpatronenfabrik Lorenz, a German ammunition factory.
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.
Josef Nickl was an Austrian (some sources say German) engineer who was hired by Waffenfabrik Mauser in 1904.
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.