~ A New Specification Deactivated Turkish Mauser Rifle ~
The rifle comes with its deactivation certificate dated 28/04/2010.
The receiver is stamped with the ‘Asfa Ank Ara K.Kale’ manufacturer’s logo and the manufacturing year ‘1946’ and on the left side with serial number ‘238661’
ASFA stands for Askari Fabrika or Military Factory.
ANK ARA stands for Ankara which is a city.
K. Kale stands for Kirikkale Tufek Fabrikast. This was a state run rifle factor east of Ankara.
The front side of the magazine plate is stamped ‘8661’ and the rear side, in front of the trigger guard, is marked ‘56353’.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel length is 30.11 inches (76.5 cm) and the overall length of the rifle is 49.21inches (125 cm).
It weighs 4.2 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The rifle is in very good condition and can be cocked & dry fired.
The woodwork remains undamaged with minimum wear.
The metalwork has minor surface rust
The magazine spring is missing.
~ Postage ~
Postage is £25 or the rifle can be picked up from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
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