** German "BSW" Code K98 Rifle Dated-1938

8mm Mauser. 24" barrel length. SN: 6279. Blued finish with a laminated stock. Standard German military markings and proofs with additional marking "U356" on barrel at breech. Mismatched bolt numbered "8687" with stock numbered "7147". Retains rear sight, front sight and cleaning rod. 


Good. Retains some of what appears to be an old, dull military refinish. Metal mostly smooth, markings clear. Mechanically functional, good bore with scattered pitting. Stock crisp with scattered bumps and dings. No import marks readily apparent. 

Estimate: $300 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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