Mas 7.5mm Rifle

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Set - Rarity - Number

Base Set - Common - 1/48
39-45 - Common - 12/60

Historical Background:

The MAS Mod√®le 36 was a military bolt action rifle. First adopted in 1936 by France and intended to replace the Berthier and Lebel series of service rifles, it saw service long past the World War II period. It was manufactured by Manufacture d'Armes de Saint-√Čtienne (MAS), one of several government-owned arms factories in France. Though intended to replace the Lebel Model 1886 and Berthier rifles as well as Berthier carbines, budget constraints limited MAS-36 production, and it served along with the former rifles in many French army and colonial units. During World War II, the MAS-36 was often reserved for front-line infantry units, with other troops and reservists often receiving elderly Berthier and Lebel-type rifles.


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