~ A New Specification Deactivated 1918 Mauser G98 Bolt Action Rifle ~
The Gewehr 98 rifle comes with its deactivation certificate dated 29/09/98.
The top of the chamber is stamped “WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER A-G OBERNDORF A/N 1918” with the serial number “4748” stamped to the left and slightly further on the barrel. The rifle is also marked "Mod 98" on the chamber's left frame.
The bolt is stamped “9235” on the handle, and also "53" and "45".
It is complete with its ramrod.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel measures 29 inches (73.6 cm) long, with the rifle measuring 49 inches (124.5 cm) long. It weighs 4.3 kg.
~ Condition ~
The rifle is in good overall condition. The metalwork has blackened and has some pitting & small areas of light surface corrosion but all marks and stamps remain clear and intact. There is some light bruising and small chips on the woodwork.
The rifle cocks and dry fires, the sight deploys correctly.
~ Postage ~
Postage costs £ 18 or the Mauser rifle can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.