Walther A115
Country of origin

Nazi Germany




Karl August Braüning

Year(s) designed

Before the 1940s

Number built

Reportedly 3

Weapon type

Semi-automatic rifle


7.92x57mm Mauser


Gas-operated, rotating bolt

Magazine/Cylinder capacity

10-round detachable box magazine

Maximum effective range

1200 meters (3937 feet)

The Walther A115 is a prototype German semi-automatic rifle.


The A115 was a prototype rifle developed by Walther. It never took off and the design evolved into the MkB 42(W). Only three rifles were reportedly made; two are known to exist, with one being in the Bundeswehr Military History Museum.

Design DetailsEdit

The rifle is composed of 3 different parts stuck together using rivets or pins. The rifle uses an odd annular gas piston with a rotating bolt. The receiver is made of stamped steel.

External LinksEdit

Article by the Rock Island Auction Company
Video by Forgotten Weapons


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