By Lars Dalseide | August 6 2014 18:45

From Outdoor Channel - The C96 Broomhandle Mauser

The C96 Broomhandle Mauser
Earlier this year, the crew from Gun Stories gathered at the NRA's National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia to shoot segments for this season's round of shows. This week, they're cleaning things up with the C96 Broomhandle Mauser ...

Think of it as a jigsaw puzzle that, when fully assembled, creates one of the most recognizable gun profiles of all time. The C-96 Mauser, as its more commonly known, the Broomhandle Mauser, is not only a machine of warfare, but the finest expression of Victorian Era gun-making, maybe the ultimate “Steampunk” pistol.

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Air times on Outdoor Channel: 8-6-14 at 8:00PM ET | 8-6-14 at 11:30PM ET | 8-7-14 at 1:00AM ET | 8-7-14 at 3:00AM ET.

More than a million C96s were produced in 41 years of manufacturing. Seeing action in engagements spanning from the Boxer Rebellion to the Vietnam War, this German pistol found fans on every continent.


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