Spanish Mauser Markings
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on 02/19/13
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At this time, this page has just been started, and can be considered to be very much "under construction".  These are markings I happen to have pictures of, and this page will hopefully become greatly expanded as time goes on.  I encourage all who read this page to send me pictures of any markings you may find at Fritz1255@Hotmail.com
Receiver Crests
Oviedo crown logos.  Note that the crown changes from the left (1901) to the center (1928), to the right (1933).
Stock Cartouches
Miscellaneous Other Markings - German Mausers
Maltese cross and 4-pointed star, both from an Obendorf Mauser
From an Obendorf Mauser
From an Oviedo Mauser
Guardia Civil Crest
From a Loewe Mauser
Loewe Crest from a Model 1893 Spanish carbine
Paul Reckamp photo
Obendorf Crest
"generic" Loewe crest seen on some Spanish Mausers
Six-pointed star and last two digits of serial number on Model 1895 Loewe carbine.  Paul Reckamp Photo
Six-petaled flower and star on trigger guard (left), serial number and "saturn" mark (right), both from a Loewe carbine (Paul Reckamp photos).  Photo by "Razor" at right shows six-petaled flower and script Ma prefix serial number as well from 93 Loewe rifle.
Fabrique Nationale (Belgium) crest on a Model 1893
Miscellaneous Other Markings - Spanish Mausers
Maltese cross in circle
Flaming bomb and other marks - above and right
Letters in circles
above
Plain numbers above
Whazzat? above
Plain letters
Left and right
Miscellaneous Spanish marking photos above, left,  and right courtesy of Clarence DeHaven
SM1
SM2
SM3
SM4
SM5
SM6
SM7
SM8
SM9
SM10
SM11
SM12
SM13
SM14
SM15
SM16
SM17
SM18
SM19
SM20
SM21
SM22
SM23
SM24
SM25
Republican crest from Spanish Civil War  Photo courtesy of "Tiledude"
SM29
More unusual markings.  See the one on the right, which is just below the year of manufacuture 
Script "Ma" prefixes above, photos courtesy of John Wall, are from Naval issue German-made Model 1893's
SM26
SM27
SM28
SM30