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Small Arms of WWI Primer 038: Austro-Hungarian Mannlicher 1886 to 1888-90

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Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live

fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a

time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

Model 1886

Cartridge: 11x58mmR
Capacity: 5 rnds
Length: 52″
weight: 10lbs

Model 1888/90

Cartridge: 8x50mmR
Capacity: 5 rnds
Length: 50.4″
weight: 9.9lbs

Additional reading:

Die Hand- und Faustfeuerwaffen der habsburgischen Heere
Erich Gabriel

Repetier- und Automatische Handfeuer Waffen
Konrad Edler von Kromar

Mannlicher Rifles and Pistols (tranlated from above)
Walter H. B. Smith

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Additional photos thanks to Rock Island Auction

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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