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OEWG (Österreichische Waffenfabriksgesellschaft 'Austrian Arms-Manufacturing Com G88, 7.92mm Calibre, Commission Rifle 1894 Dated To The Garde Fusilier Reserve R Bolt Action 7.92 mm Rifles
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OEWG (Österreichische Waffenfabriksgesellschaft 'Austrian Arms-Manufacturing Com G88, 7.92mm Calibre, Commission Rifle 1894 Dated To The Garde Fusilier Reserve R Bolt Action 7.92 mm Rifles

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Cheshire, North WestPublished 7 Years ago
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CategoryRifles
SubcategoryBolt Action
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
MakeOEWG (Österreichische Waffenfabriksgesellschaft 'Austrian Arms-Manufacturing Com
Calibre7.92 mm
ModelG88, 7.92mm Calibre, Commission Rifle 1894 Dated To The Garde Fusilier Reserve R
Manufactured YearWW 1 era
MechanismBolt Action
CertificateNo Licence
Your reference10923:17
Gun StatusDe-activated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

RARE, WW1 Era Austrian Steyr G88, 7.92mm Calibre, Commission Rifle 1894 Dated To The Garde Fusilier Reserve Regiment (G.F.R.11.14), NOT CONVERTED FOR CHARGER LOADING, With Steyr G88 Rifle Knife Bayonet & Scabbard. Sn 10923:17 - 10923:17

An original Steyr G88 Commission Rifle with original cleaning rod and sling swivels. These iconic rifles were issued to Imperial German Forces during WW1 (see a Collector’s Guide To The German Gew 88 Commission Rifle by Paul Scarlata). The rifle is in nice condition with good original undamaged woodwork. The stock has a steel butt plate. It has a ladder rear sight and block & blade fore sight. It is rare to find these weapons in their original condition without conversion to charger loading. This example has not been converted. The receiver is stamped with "Gew 88" and "OEWG (Österreichische Waffenfabriksgesellschaft 'Austrian Arms-Manufacturing Company’) Steyr " together with 1894 date and proof marks. The muzzle ring is stamped with Regiment marks "G.F.R.11.14" To The Garde Fusilier Reserve Regiment, 11th Kompagnie, Weapon Number 14. The rifle strips, cocks and dry fires perfectly. The weapon is complete with an original G88 rifle bayonet. The bayonet has a 9 3/4" single edged blade with fuller. The clean blade is marked at the ricasso with the combined 'OEWG' Steyr mark. It's steel cross guard is stamped '3514'. It's slab wood grips are undamaged and the pommel's steel push button release catch functions perfectly. The bayonet has its original steel scabbard with frog bar. The scabbard has no dents. Price includes deactivation certificate and UK delivery. Sn 10923:17

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