Home.jpg (2678 bytes) Other Country's Mosin Nagant Marks
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1 0164.jpg (22766 bytes)
Polish M44
"Oval 11" country code
0165.jpg (25774 bytes)
Hungarian M44
"02" country code, Hungarian crest
0166.jpg (26541 bytes)
Romanian M44
Romanian crest, Arrowhead in triangle
2 0168.jpg (24969 bytes)
Chinese T53
Arsenal 296
Year and month of production
"Shi" meaning "test" or "trials" after serial number
0413.jpg (12296 bytes)
"shi" meaning "test" or "trials"
1953 T53 following serial number
0169.jpg (29611 bytes)
Chinese T53
Four character logo
3 0170.jpg (25790 bytes)
Chinese T53
Three character logo
Arsenal 26
0171.jpg (24003 bytes)
Chinese T53
Arsenal 26 in triangle
0172.jpg (18745 bytes)
Albanian M91/30
4 0437.jpg (17928 bytes)
Polish no mark, no date
Tang
0431.jpg (16504 bytes)
Hungarian 02 and date
Tang
0428.jpg (17309 bytes)
Romanian arrowhead in triangle and date
Tang
5 0432.jpg (15427 bytes)
Chinese no mark, no date
Tang
0429.jpg (13595 bytes)
Albanian no mark, no date
Tang
0433.jpg (22296 bytes)
Chinese triangle 21 part mark
Bolt
6 0434.jpg (20852 bytes)
Polish oval 11 part mark
Barrel band
0435.jpg (11332 bytes)
Polish diamong P part mark
Bolt
0436.jpg (9543 bytes)
Polish diamond Y part mark
Cocking knob
7 0426.jpg (28898 bytes)
Romanian arrowhead in triangle part mark
Butt plate and other parts
0427.jpg (38427 bytes)
Romanian C in triangle part mark
Butt plate and other parts
0430.jpg (36382 bytes)
Hungarian 02 part mark
Butt plate and other parts
8 0406.jpg (18252 bytes)
AZF
"Artillerie Zeugs Fabrik"
Austrian arsenal mark
Receiver
0407.jpg (25994 bytes)
OEWG
"Ostereichische Waffenfabrik Gesellschaft"
Austrian arsenal mark
Receiver
0411.jpg (20749 bytes)
JSE in oval
"Josef Springers Erben"
Austrian arsenal mark
Barrel (and sometimes receiver)
9 0408.jpg (31734 bytes)
WWF (over Russian eagle)
"Wiener Waffen Fabrik"
Austrian arsenal mark
Receiver
0409.jpg (18985 bytes)
Walking Bear
"Berndorfer"
Austrian arsenal mark
Receiver
Intentionally left blank
10 0402.jpg (24346 bytes)
Serbian crown
Barrel shank
0401.jpg (37531 bytes)
Serbian C (Cyrillic S)
Barrel shank
0412.jpg (28891 bytes)
F.L.P.Mi.
"Fire Extinguishing Police Mi(unknown city)"
Latvia
Barrel (and sometimes receiver)
F.L.P.Riga (capital of Latvia) is also known
11 0404.jpg (22869 bytes)
Romanian "INSTRUCTIE"
Training rifle
Receiver
0414.jpg (22496 bytes)
Romanian "Ex" (Exercitiu)
Training rifle
Barrel shank (and sometimes receiver)
RomFerd.jpg (25995 bytes)
Struck and redated to 1916
Crest of King Ferdinand of Romania
Allied aid to Romania during WWI
Barrel shank
(courtesy of Greg Kirkman)
12 0403.jpg (32206 bytes)
DDR (East German)
triangle 1 property mark
Barrel shank
0417.jpg (8634 bytes)
Bosnian shield
Romanian M44 barrel shank
0418.jpg (15703 bytes)
Kossuth crest
Hungarian Revolution of 1956
Izhevsk M44 barrel shank
13 0419.jpg (39054 bytes)
Made in USSR
sometimes "URRS"
US importers mark used on rifles from Spain
Indicates the rifle was used in
the Spanish Civil War
Barrel shank or receiver
0416.jpg (15896 bytes)
Belgian "Blindee" 8mm conversion
Barrel shank and receiver
BudapestR.jpg (23582 bytes)
R
Budapest Hungary arsenal rework mark
Receiver
(courtesy of JMKDEVCO)
14 0424.jpg (16943 bytes)
Czech arsenal marks (and Russian eagle)
M91/38 cut down from M91
Receiver
Czechprovince2.jpg (2120 bytes)
"S*5"
Czech provincial issue mark
'5' is the Ceske Budejovice Province
Receiver
(courtesy of "Deros")
Czechprovince4.JPG (20041 bytes)
"S*4"
Czech provincial issue mark
Receiver
(courtesy of "finnmn")
15 0425.jpg (24488 bytes)
Czech arsenal marks (and Russian eagle)
M91/38 cut down from M91
Receiver
4K8.JPG (6273 bytes)
4.K.
8
Austrian or German unit marking
4th Kompanie (Company)
Rifle(?) #8
(courtesy of "finnmn"/picture and "kh"/info.)
4K235.JPG (159935 bytes)
4.K.
235
Austrian or German unit marking, struck through
see picture 9B
Receiver
(courtesy of Arlon)
16 0415.jpg (18702 bytes)
LTII in oval
Luft Transport II
German unit mark
Barrel shank
0410.jpg (34474 bytes)
Deutschland
German WWI property mark
Receiver
AdMzDeutschR.jpg (28281 bytes)
ADMzDeutschR
German WWI depot mark
possibly Metz or Mainz
Receiver
(courtesy of JMKDEVCO)
17 depotcust.jpg (43301 bytes)
DEPOT CUST
Custrin Depot
German WWI depot mark
Receiver
(courtesy of Peter S.)
CTN DEUTSCH.jpg (24929 bytes)
CTN DEUTSCH
Custrin Depot
German WWI depot mark
Receiver
(courtesy of "kalash")
ART DEP CUSTR.JPG (7297 bytes)
ART DEP CUSTR
Custrin Depot
German WWI depot mark
Receiver
(courtesy of "Ron W")
18 TurkM91sight.jpg (22227 bytes)
Turkish sight elevations
Rear sight leaf
(courtesy of "Mitch Stevens collection")
FlamingBomb02.JPG (83345 bytes)
U.S. Flaming Bomb
Reciever
(courtesy of Arlon)
EagleX2.JPG (60640 bytes)
Eagle
X2
U.S. Springfield Armory Inspectors mark
Barrel, New England Westinghouse
(courtesy of Arlon)
19 0808.jpg (20139 bytes)
Polish diamond OW
Stock
0809.jpg (13675 bytes)
Polish serial number (uncommon)
Stock
0807.jpg (21654 bytes)
Chinese serial number
late production (1960) T53
Stock
20 0805.jpg (34949 bytes)
Hungarian
"circle B" stands for Budapest arsenal
"02" is the Hungarian country code
Stock
0806.jpg (28222 bytes)
Hungarian
Number in circle
Stock at rear sling slot
0801.jpg (10861 bytes)
Romanian
Arrowhead in triangle
Stock
21 0802.jpg (25729 bytes)
Romanian
Number in circle
Stock on top of comb
0803.jpg (16977 bytes)
Romanian
Triangle with multiple characters
Stock
0804.jpg (27917 bytes)
Romanian
CR1 in square
Stock
22 0820.jpg (25602 bytes)
Romanian "INSTRUCTIE"
with red band
Stock
0821.jpg (30104 bytes)
Romanian "INSTR"
Stock
0822.jpg (23614 bytes)
Romanian "EXERCITIU"
with black butt
Stock
23 0811.jpg (18324 bytes)
Yugoslavian 1.TRZ
1 Tehnicki Remontni Zavod
"1" stands for
Cacak, Serbia
"TRZ" translates to "technical repair facility"
refurbishment mark
Soviet M44 Stock
BP124.jpg (13072 bytes)
Yugoslavian BP 124 in triangle
Vojna Radionica 124
(Military Workshop 124)
refurbishment mark
Soviet PU sniper Stock
(courtesy of "TANKERFRANK")
0810.jpg (21517 bytes)
Spanish
MP8 property mark
Indicates use in the Spanish Civil War
when found on a Mosin Nagant
Stock
24 0817.jpg (28839 bytes)
Japanese
Training rifle from Hosei University in Tokyo
0818.jpg (40740 bytes)
Czechoslovakian made carbine stock
0819.jpg (30053 bytes)
Czechoslovakian made carbine stock
25 0812.jpg (29405 bytes)
Bulgarian "Pinecone"
Stock
0813.jpg (27473 bytes)
Bulgarian "Pinecone"
Stock
0814.jpg (25899 bytes)
Bulgarian "Pinecone"
Stock
26 0815.jpg (21109 bytes)
Bulgarian "Pinecone"
Stock
0816.jpg (22219 bytes)
Bulgarian "Pinecone"
Stock
FlamingBomb.jpg (14458 bytes)
U.S. Flaming Bomb
Stock
(courtesy of "Empire Arms")
27 DeutschesReich.jpg (19266 bytes)
German Deutsches Reich
property mark, WWI
Stock
(courtesy of "Levi")
StockW.jpg (40766 bytes)
Austrian "W" mark
Stock heel
(courtesy of "doctundra")
StockA.jpg (25448 bytes)
Austrian "A" (adapted for 8x50R) mark
Stock
(picture courtesy of "doctundra")
(information courtesy of "kh")


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