M96 Ludwig Loewe Boer Mauser
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Checked, edited and corrected against weapons license - P. Volk 6/10/2006
Inscriptions on this example indicate that it was the ersonal weapon of Boer veteran P.J.A. Heberg (born 26th May 1855) who served under a Boer officer named Veld Cornet VISSER. (a Veld Cornet Visser served under General Jan Smuts).
Heberg's post-war address was VRYBURG (Branch of Veterans was listed as Wolmaransstad). It appears that he was a "Bittereinder" (a man who served to the 'Bitter End' of the war).
He is listed a 'killed' on 2-11-1927 (no reason stated), being survived by his widow Mrs. A.S.J. HEIBERG.