a Belgian Mauser and Parabellum collector. I have started my interest in the
Parabellum pistols made by Mauser years ago; my first interest was the
Artillery Luger model (LP08 model) but soon my interest was focused by all
models. The possibility of visiting several times Oberndorf an
Recently, I have focused my interest in the Post WWII Mauser Parabellum models, starting from April 1945, when the French takes the control of the Mauser Company in Oberndorf (Parabellum produced under French control), till the Parabellum reintroduction made by the new Mauser Company in 1970 (Mauser Parabellum Gallery).
In cooperation with my friend Gerben van Vlimmeren, we published a new reference book: “The Parabellum is back! 1945 – 2000”. This book is the first research available covering all the post WWII production. Visit the relate site www.theparabellumisback.com for additional information about this study.
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The acquisition of part of the Paul Mauser private archive gives a new stimulus and a study of the documents and data in the archive is today an interest area or research.
A new web site has been designed to sum up the results of this study giving also the possibility of reading some of these unique documents: www.paul-mauser-archive.com
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The author with Prof Dr Rolf Gminder, former CEO of Mauser Werke (third from the left);
Mr. Otto Repa, responsible of the Mauser Parabellum assembling from 1970 till 1975 and then quality responsible from 1975 till 1979 (first from the left); Mr. Gerd Schön, in charge of the export sales of the civilian market from 1968 till 1971 then domestic sales until 1977 (second from the left); Joop van de Kant (last on the right) and Gerben van Vlimmeren (between the author and Joop), friends and Mauser collectors. Picture taken during a recent meeting in Oberndorf. In that day the decision to set up the Kü club was taken.
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With Joop van de Kant and his beautiful Mauser Parabellum collection…
article on the presentation of the 'The Mauser Parabellum 1930-1946' and the
introduction of 'The Parabellum is Back!' appeared in the regional newspaper
Schwarzwalder Bote this week: