By Randy Rick

The Norwegian M1894 Krag-Jorgensen 6.5mm

Manuf by Steyr for Norway

Krag Receiver

The example receiver is serial number 19124 dated 1897.

The first 20,000 Norwegian Krag rifles with short bayonets were produced in Steyr. Then rifles in the serial number range 30001-39000, with short bayonet were also produced by Steyr. A total of 29,000 model 1894 Krag rifles were manufactured at Steyr. Stamped into the receiver over the chamber is the word STEYR above the year of manufacture.