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Ethiopian Modified Gewehr 88 Carbine

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This rifle began life as a German Gewehr 88 rifle in German military service. It was sent to Ethiopia, marked in Amharic, and then at some point cut down to carbine length. The shortened gun retains the infantry-type side bayonet lug and front sight, but has a slightly bent bolt handle and no rear sight at all. This is definitely not a factory configuration, but I don’t know when the changes to it were made…

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