Mauro Baudino & Gerben van Vlimmeren - All rights reserved.
“Berlin, the 9th of May, 1893(secret)In answer to your friendly letter of the 1st of this month the department thanks you for the presentation of your 7mm rifle with hidden magazine for 5 rounds and your 7mm rifle with visible box magazine for 10 rounds, as well as 15 drill rounds for the rifle.According to your wish the new developments of the rifle and magazines as far as they have not been patented yet, will be handled discretely and this has also been instructed to the Rifle Proofing Commission where the rifles will be send to.The department would like to make use of your offer to supply live rounds for your rifles;For immediate shipping of some 1000 rounds for each rifle to the Rifle Proofing Commission”Translation by Gerben van Vlimmeren.All rights reserved
Letters The archive contains some interesting letters received by Paul Mauser from personalities and institutions. The letters are most often related to the business but also to Paul Mauser personal activity like, for example, charity works. A few examples are provided below.
“Commission is asked; at the same time the department also requests for ammunition materials (cases with set primers, bullets and if needed also ??? material) for 1000 rounds for each rifle to be sent to the referred commission.About the payment for the rifles and the ammunition the department requests you to contact the Rifle Proofing Commission directly.“Translation by Gerben van Vlimmeren.All rights reserved
“To Mr. Secret KommerzienrathMauser hochwohlgeboren in Oberndorf”Translation by Gerben van Vlimmeren.All rights reserved