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** German Mauser Model K98 Karabiner (1939 Code-243)

7.92x57mm Mauser. 24" barrel length. SN: 6679X. Bolt action rifle with internal magazine, big ring receiver, and adjustable tangent and fixed hooded blade sights. Blued military finish with plain semi-pistol grip walnut stock and forearm. Features a single barrel band, bayonet lug, metal buttplate, and cleaning rod. Markings include two {German Eagle} marks to left of barrel and receiver, and three {Eagle/26} marks to left of barrel. On right side of receiver is three {Eagle/26} marks. Bolt has serial number scrawled to finish, and {Eagle/280} mark. Tangent sight has obliterated serial number "8592" and an obfuscated {Eagle/WaA60} under sight. Top of receiver ring is marked "243/X/1939". Serial number is marked twice to left side of barrel and receiver, and model name is marked to left of action. Bayonet band is marked with number "6810", and there are importer marks to right side of barrel toward muzzle. Wood stock also has a cartouche of serial number to left side of buttstock. Includes leather sling. 

Condition:

Fair. Bore is dark and has heavy oxidation, residue to rifling. Retains finish, but has pitting, strike marks, and scattered surface oxidation. Wood stock has moderate wear, light scratching, and some bites overall. Leather sling has some light discoloration and some cracking. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$750
07/15/2021

 

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