Mauser’s a storied name in firearm lore. Perhaps more than any of its creations, the Model 1898—with its staggered magazine and controlled round feed—permanently cemented the firm in small arms history. It was years ahead of other designs, issued to German troops during World Wars I and II and is made to this today.
Recently released quarterly figures from American Outdoor Brands (AOB) indicates enthusiasm for firearm ownership and outdoor pursuits, in general, remains significantly higher than levels prior to the pandemic and widespread social unrest
The firearm’s most famous appearance to date was likely 2011 with SEAL Team 6, when Osama bin Laden’s compound was successfully raided.
Vista Outdoor reports a new high mark for its sales at $795 million, which are up 38 percent. However, the market can also expect a price hike for second quarter.