According to the records of Ludwig Loewe & Company the prime manufacturers, Spain adopted in 1890 a slightly altered Turkish pattern rifle. This rifle also has the box magazine projecting below the stock.
In 1892, 1893, and 1896, minor modifications in design were adopted by Spain. The only major change was the magazine which was made flush with the bottom of the stock, and was staggered.
These Mausers differ from the Belgian already described only in the following general details:
1. Caliber. The Spanish caliber is 7 mm or .276 inch. (Modern "7 mm Mauser" commercial ammunition can be used).
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