Manufacture of Oviedo

Photographs of the door of entry of the manufactory of “La Vega” (Fabrica de armas de La Vega), in Oviedo. Here were manufactured the musket “Mauser Oviedo”, the LF model 1858 and 1863, and much of other models.

The factory was attacked during the “Revolution” of October 1934, was put at bag and the majority of the weapons used, at least those for which there were ammunition.

At the time of the civil war, during the seat of the city by the republican forces, the nationals locked up in the city could find there the ammunition and spare parts for their armament.

The photographs in black and white were taken inside, after 1934, with the racks full with the rifles recovered with risen by Guardia Civil and Guardia de Asalto:

- Photograph of guard civil with a batch of weapons seized with the revolutionists

- Rifle stolen with the factory of weapons of Oviedo, and which could not be used in their majority for lack of adequate ammunition.

- Palate of the burnt archbishop's palace

- Door of entry of the arms factory of Oviedo.

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