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Mauser 1896 revolver, firing pin, and holster taken by a US soldier from a German prisoner of war

Object | Accession Number: 1996.4.9 a-c

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    Mauser 1896 revolver, firing pin, and holster taken by a US soldier from a German prisoner of war
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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Mauser 1896 revolver taken by Walter Rothschild, a US soldier, from a German prisoner of war.
    Date
    received:  approximately 1945
    Geography
    received: Germany
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Erna Rothschild

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Weapons
    Category
    Firearms
    Object Type
    Mauser pistols (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    a. Mauser 1896 revovler
    b. Firing pin
    c. Holster
    Dimensions
    a: Height: 9.375 inches (23.813 cm) | Width: 6.000 inches (15.24 cm) | Depth: 1.375 inches (3.493 cm)
    b: Height: 4.750 inches (12.065 cm) | Width: 0.250 inches (0.635 cm)
    c: Height: 11.000 inches (27.94 cm) | Width: 5.000 inches (12.7 cm) | Depth: 1.250 inches (3.175 cm)
    Materials
    a : metal, wood
    b : metal
    c : leather
    Inscription
    a. right side of hammer, stamped : SN 1794

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The firearm was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996 by Erna Rothschild.
    Record last modified:
    2022-09-07 10:36:50
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