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The numerous markings and proofs found on Mosin rifles can be overwhelming to the new collector. Often the meaning is unknown even to the most knowledgeable researchers. However, many are known and they often reveal a lot about the individual rifle. The more commonly encountered markings are shown here with brief explanations of their meanings.

Russian and Soviet Mosin Nagant Marks Including marks from Chatellerault, Remington, and New England Westinghouse

Finnish Mosin Nagant Marks Including a few with uncertain meanings but obvious Finnish origin

Other Country's Mosin Nagant Marks Poland, Hungary, Romania, China, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Serbia, Spain, Turkey, United States, Yugoslavia

Unknown Mosin Nagant Marks Marks of varying rarity, including their country of origin when known

Mosin Nagant Serial Numbers Pictures illustrating the various serial numbering patterns of different countries

SA Marked Finnish Mosin Nagants Sizes, locations, and orientations of the SA mark

Finnish Marked Russian and Soviet Mosin Nagants SA, D, 41, Civil Guard, and POULUSTUSLAITOS marks

Mosin Nagant MO Marks Pictures, data and information on this mark with a sortable data table

Mosin Nagants with Painted Marks Pictures of marks from a variety of origins

Mosin Nagant Import Marks Pictures and information on import marks by various companies over the years



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