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    ARGENTINE Model 1891 Mauser bolt-action rifle # P3151 (7.65x54) mfg. by Loewe in 1896. Excellent condition, with 95% or better bluing, crest has been ground off top of receiver (as usual).  All metal parts numbered to receiver (including stock and cleaning-rod). Bore is excellent and extremely bright with very strong rifling. Stock has original finish with some dings and handling marks from actual public use.  Not import-markedPHOTOS . . . $475.      Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

    ARGENTINE Model 1909 Mauser bolt-action engineer carbine # A1314 (7.65x53) mfg. by DWM in 1910.  Near Excellent condition, with 90% bluing on most parts. Crest above chamber bold, serial numbers all matching except for stock, includes un numbered cleaning-rod, bore is extremely bright and strong. Walnut stock and handguard has original finish. PHOTOS . . . $425.     C&R    SOLD

    ARGENTINE Model 1933 Mauser bolt-action carbine # 1118 (7.65x53) mfg. by Mauser (Oberndorf) in 1933 Near Excellent condition, with 90% bluing on most parts. PROVINCIA DE BUENOS-AIRES POLICIA  above chamber bold, serial numbers all matching, missing cleaning-rod, bore is extremely bright and strong, somewhat weak Mauser banner atop rear receiver. Walnut stock and handguard is sound with some handling marks from actual use. PHOTOS . . . $475.     C&R    SOLD

    BELGIAN Model 1916 Mauser bolt-action carbine # B5311 (7.65x53mm) mfg. in Birmingham (England) during WWI. Excellent condition with 95% original bluing and a sharp mirror-bright bore. All-matching numbers (including wood), cleaning-rod missing.  Receiver marked ETAT BELGE BIRMINGHAM, with ladder sight calibrated from 100-500 meters laying down and 600-1900 meters standing up, with steel barrel-jacket.  Stock is gorgeous with some minor dings and compressions, bracket on left side.  Certainly the best example I have ever seen.  PHOTOS . . . $975.     C&R    SOLD

    CHILEAN Model 1895 Mauser bolt-action rifle # F3764 (7x57) mfg. by Loewe in 1895.  Excellent condition, with full bluing on metal parts.  Chilean crest above chamber is very strong, all-matching serial numbers (except bolt). Bore is mirror-bright with very bold rifling. Lovely Walnut stock has original unsanded finish with a few very minor scuffs from handling and storage over the last 122 years.  Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $475.    Antique, no FFL required    SOLD

    CHILEAN Model 1912-61 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # C8779 (7.62x51 NATO) mfg. by Steyr in 1912 and rechambered to 7.62 NATO in 1961.  Near Excellent condition, with 90% or better original bluing (receiver "in the white").  No matching numbers (as usual), has strong Chilean crest above chamber. Bore is mirror-bright and extremely strong, walnut stock has been very lightly sanded and shows off the underlying tigerstriped figure. Includes cleaning-rod and original Chilean leather sling with brass buckle and detachable rear sling swivel. PHOTOS . . . $425.      C&R     SOLD

    FINN Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # 238070 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Tula in 1896 on a hex receiver with [SA] Finn marking on left side of barrel-shank. Excellent condition with 90% or better bluing on all metal parts. Bolt body stamped 238070 to match barrel, bore is strong and very bright (has been counterbored at muzzle). Two-piece Finn buttstock has some scuffs and scrapes from actual use, no handguard (correct for this date). PHOTOS . . . $525.    Antique. no FFL required   SOLD

    GERMAN Gewehr 88 Commission bolt-action rifle # 9217L (8x57J) mfg. by Spandau in 1890.  Fair to Good condition, very little remaining bluing with most metal bright and rough with some scale and minor pitting at the wood-line. No matching numbers. Barrel and receiver S-marked, bore is surprisingly excellent, very bright and very strong. Unit marked in two places (E. 4. 215 on left side of front band, 4. G.G.R.E. 3234 on right side of rear barrel band).  Must be utilized with Gew.88 charger-clip (not included).  Walnut stock rough with lots of contact-marks from actual usage, but no cracks and is sound with visible acceptance cartouches. Completely functional, I would not hesitate to shoot this (however I DO NOT recommend any firing military ammo in it, only modern U.S.-manufactured commercial loads in it rather than milsurp ammo). Missing cleaning rod. PHOTOS . . . $275.     Antique, no FFL required     SOLD

    GERMAN Model Gewehr 98 bolt-action infantry rifle # 3438d (8x57mm) mfg. by Mauser in 1917.  Good condition, metal has a gray coloration and little remaining bluing.  No matching serial numbers, no overt Turkish markings with a very strong and somewhat bright bore. Has original "roller coaster" rear sight the operates as intended, includes cleaning rod. Beech buttstock has the expected handling marks and dings, with faint Imperial cartouches on right side.  Extremely attractive, and ideal for WWI re-enactors. PHOTOS . . . $475.      C&R   SOLD

    ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action Cavalry carbine with folding spike bayonet # O4434 (6.5x52) mfg. by Gardone in 1937  (the XV year of Mussolini). Excellent condition, all original bluing remaining. Bore is very strong and mirror-bright.  Nicely cartouched and matching numbered stock has original finish. Not import-marked.   PHOTOS . . . $375.     C&R    SOLD

    ITALIAN Model 38 Mannlicher-Carcano short rifle # AP6241 (6.5x52) mfg. by Terni in early 1940 (the XVIII year of Mussolini). Excellent condition, with all external bluing intact, apparently an arsenal rework. Bore is very bright and strong. Buttstock and handguard looks new with a few handling marks. no cartouche or serial number.  Not import marked. PHOTOS . . . $475.   C&R     SOLD  

    MEXICAN Model 1924 Mauser bolt-action saddle-ring carbine # 1395 (7x57) mfg. by Fabrica Nacionale de Armas (undated).  Very Good or better condition, with most bluing remaining on the external metal (much of it turning brown). Matching bolt, no other parts numbered. Bore is extremely bright and strong, completely functional. Missing cleaning-rod, nice bold Mexican coat of arms above chamber. Stock has many handling marks but is sound. Not import marked.  PHOTOS . . . $675.    C&R    SOLD

    PORTUGUESE Model 904/39 Mauser-Verguiero bolt-action short rifle # D7379 (8x57) mfg. by DWM in 1904. Very Good condition with all-matching numbers and bold royal crest above chamber. Original (browning) finish with a nice mirror-bright bore, some wear on exposed part of barrel. Includes cleaning-rod. Stock has some handling marks from us with a noncritical crack caused by the lower buttplate screw. Originally chambered in the obsolete 6.5x58 Verguiero cartridge, these rifles were rechambered to 8x57 in Germany just before WWII and have one of the smoothest actions of any military rifle. PHOTOS . . . $375.    C&R     SOLD

    SPANISH Model 1893 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # J8124 (7x57) mfg. at Oviedo in c.1916 (unclear).  Very Good condition with much original bluing. Matching bolt, remaining numbered parts mismatched. Missing cleaning rod. Stock and handguard has some small handling marks. PHOTO . . . $375.    C&R   

    SPANISH Model 1943 Mauser bolt-action short rifle # 2A-3571 (8x57) mfg. by La Coruņa in 1953. Excellent-PLUS condition with 98% original bluing, very bold  crest atop chamber. All-matching numbers, bore is mirror-bright and strong. Nicely figured walnut stock and handguard has original finish with a few minor handling marks. PHOTOS . . . $500.     C&R 

    SWEDISH Model 96 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 261604 (6.5x55), mfg. by Carl Gustaf in 1910 with straight-bolt and non-threaded muzzle.  Excellent-PLUS condition, with 98% original bluing on all parts. Has a mirror-bright very strong bore (bore-disk 6.50/0).  All-matching serial numbers except rear sight, nice Walnut stock & handguard has its original finish with a few minor handling-marks and scuffs. PHOTOS . . . $495.   C&R     SOLD 

    TURKISH Model 38 Mauser bolt-action infantry rifle # 177563 (8x57) rearsenaled by Kirkkale arsenal in 1944. Excellent-PLUS condition, with 99% bluing remaining on all external metal. No matching serial numbers (as usual), bore is very bright and strong. includes cleaning-rod. Stock is beech and looks as new with a few very small handling marks but has no cracks or issues, includes correct leather sling. PHOTOS . . . $340.     C&R     SOLD

    U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 1951252 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in December, 1943 with replacement SA 5-52 barrel.  A Rock Island rework in Excellent condition with full light gray Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is mirror-bright and quite strong (TE = 3.25, MW = 1.0) and SA-marked parts (including unmodified -9 op-rod . Walnut stock and handguard has a few of the usual dings and handling marks. faint RIA cartouche. Not import-marked. Includes CMP certificate of authenticity and data-sheet. PHOTOS . . . $1150.     C&R     SOLD 

   U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 3364881 (.30-06) mfg. by Springfield Armory in January, 1945 with replacement LMR 5-54 barrel.  A Korean War era rework in Excellent condition with full light gray Parkerized finish remaining on all metal, bore is mirror-bright and quite strong (TE = 2.0, MW = 2.0) and all SA-marked parts. Walnut stock and handguard has some of the usual dings and handling marks. Not import-marked, the LMR barrels are renowned for their accuracy.  Includes CMP certificate of authenticity and data-sheet. PHOTOS . . . $1050.     C&R     SOLD

    U.S.A. Model M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle # 4787906 (.30-06) mfg. by Harrington & Richardson in May 1954 with HRA 5-54 barrel.  Excellent condition and with full Parkerized finish remaining on all metal and having a bright bore (TE = 2.0, MW = 3.0). A decent all-correct CMP Garand with HRA parts. Has walnut buttstock with bold DOD (stars over eagle) cartouche on left side and the expected dings, scratches and handling marks. Not import-marked,  with CMP certificate of authenticity and data-sheet. PHOTOS . . . $1295.      C&R     SOLD

    VENEZUELAN Model 24/30 Mauser bolt-action carbine # 020162 (7x57) mfg. by Fabrique National in the mid-1930's. Excellent condition, with 95% or so bluing remaining, receiver is blued (as is proper for carbines) with very bold crest above chamber. Bore is very bright and shiny, bolt numbered 1975 (not matching as usual) missing cleaning-rod. Has milled magazine-follower and flat milled buttplate. Wood is walnut with very few handling-marks from contact with adjacent rifles.  A very attractive and handy 7mm carbine, considerably   rarer than the short rifle, not import-marked.  PHOTO . . . $725.     C&R  

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