The Gewehr 1888S (abbreviated as Gew 88S or G 88S), is a German bolt-action rifle adopted in 1903. It is a variant of the Gewehr 1888, chambered for 7.92x57mm Mauser instead of 7.9x57mm Patronen-88.


Gewehr 1888

Standard model.

Gewehr 1888S

Model chambered in 7.92x57mm Mauser.

Gewehr 1888/05

Updated model, replaces the use of en-bloc clips with stripper clips.

Gewehr 1888/14

Simplified G 88/05.

Karabiner 1888

Shorter barrelled version of the G 88/05.

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Revolvers M1879M1883
Bolt-Action Rifles G 71/84G 88 (/05/14S)G 91 (S)G 98 (AZ)K 88Scharfschützengewehr 98
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Infantry Mortars 9,15cm leMW
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Infantry Guns 7,62cm IG L/16.57,7cm IG L/207,7cm IG L/27
Mortars 7,58cm leMW aA17cm mMW aA17cm mMW nA25cm sMW aA25cm sMW nA
Railroad Artillery 15cm SK L/4517cm SK L/40 iRL21cm SK L/4021cm SK L/4524cm SK L/3024cm SK L/4028cm K L/4028cm SK L/4038cm SK L/45
Siege Artillery 28cm H L/1242cm Dicke Bertha42cm Gamma MrsParis-Geschütz
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