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Recently got this M96 Swedidh Mauser. It is a CG 1899, 4 digit S/N in pretty good shape. Barrel is not threaded at the end, but it is turned down. Anyone know why they did that?











 

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The barrel is turned down at the end so that you could attach a bayonet.
 

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It was really turned down for the front sight base to shoulder against & it would be flush with the barrel . I am sure the bayonet was secondary & made to match the barrel .
 
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