The Yugoslav crest established its origin in the post-war Peoples Republic, but it is of the Karabiner 98 Kurz pattern rather than the later Yugoslavian model 48 style.
What does K98 stand for?
K98 stands for Karabiner 98 (German rifle)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Mauser Waffenfabrik and Steyr both developed simplified versions of the Karabiner 98 that consisted of little more than a Kreigsmodell barreled action and magazine in a crude half-length stock (some did not even have butt-plates), wire loop sling swivels and fitted with fixed sights.
Beginning in 1944 the Karabiner 98 Kriegsmo dell was adopted to speed up production.