barrel length: 23 in. ( 58.4 cm ) Overall: 37 1/2 in. ( 95.2 cm )
stamped: receiver: "BERLIN 1894" (under coat of arms); "A3263"; "MAUSER ESPANOL MODELO 1893/MANUFACTURA LOEWE BERLIN"
Wood and steel carbine; stamped marks on receiver.
According to accession records, this carbine was found on San Juan Hill after its capture by American forces during the Spanish American War. It belonged to a Spanish soldier.
Gift of Lyman L. McCarty
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.