May 06, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


** Pre-WWII German "S/142" K98k Mauser Rifle with .22 Caliber Conversion Kit and Bayonet

8mm/.22 caliber, 24" barrel, S/N 3663a.  Barrel and receiver match, other parts non-matching.  Blued finish with laminate stock.  Blade front sight with tangent rear sight.  Barrel and chamber show pre-Nazi German proofs with additional "359" and "214" inspector markings.  Chamber marked with "S/147" factory marking of Mauser Obendorf.  Fitted with .22 caliber conversion kit marked "E.L. 24with additional "3./J.R.20.6./Nr." indicating issue to 5th infantry regiment.  Conversion kit parts matching "81."  Includes non-matching bayonet.


Fair to good.  Barrel has a mixed light and dark gunmetal patina throughout with some old pitting.  Stock shows some handling marks and blemishes consistent with surplus arms but no serious cracks or splits.  Bore is good; some brightness with visible rifling.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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