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  1. Krag rifles of Norway, Denmark & U.S.A.
    Hi all, I recently picked this rifle up at auction and wanted to know if there's any way(s) to determine its lineage. Particularly, if this is a school rifle or a home conversion. I've read a few posts on hear that mention that serial numbers for these rifles are inconsistent, making a year of...
  2. Krag rifles of Norway, Denmark & U.S.A.
    Hello all, I am new to the forum. I recently acquired a Nazi Krag with serial NA1943 713, with waffenampts. It came to me with a sporterized stock and with the bayonet lug milled. I was wondering if I can find more info for it and hopefully restore it to its former glory. Any help or info is...
  3. Krag rifles of Norway, Denmark & U.S.A.
    Hey everyone! I've recently been translating the big heap of documents from the Danish Rigsarkivet which are related to the development of the Krag in Denmark, and this one document is giving me a bit of trouble that I'm hoping you could help me with. I've attached a scan of the document to...
  4. Krag rifles of Norway, Denmark & U.S.A.
    Hey everyone, I have recently published an article with Cody Firearms Museum's academic journal Armax, which summarizes the events of Danish repeating rifle trials from the 1860s to the 1890s, leading up to the trials of the Krag and its eventual adoption. It also fully cited using archival...
  5. "The American Arsenal" US Weapons - Past & Present
    Hello all, I'm looking to get my first US Krag to fill the void in my US collection. Ideally looking for a nice Krag with excellent bore, M1901 Buffington rear sight, and good wood. What are some things specific to Krags to look for when inspecting one? I've heard that cracked bolt lugs are...
  6. Krag rifles of Norway, Denmark & U.S.A.
    Hi all, I've been doing some research to learn about this M1898 Krag I inherited from my great-grandfather & figured I would post it here. My grandfather told me he purchased it in 1929 for $2 and it included 100rds of cupronickel roundnose surplus. It was his only rifle other than a .22lr. This...
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