German k98 mauser rifle the mitchell’s mausers collection contains rare k98 mausers built during wwii by the german war machine all complete with the military proof marks and acceptance stamps, which read like a history book the mauser k98k is an authentic piece of history for any collector these rifles remain first in bolt action. Just got this mauser 98/22 in today and i'm trying to date this gun i thought i read some where that the two digital number after the proof mark on the left hand side was the year but i'm not positive anyone help me out with this in the photo below where i circled in red, there is a lion then 23 the serial number prefix is b if. I have a mauser model 98, that i believe was manufactured in 1898 with only 4 digits to the serial number it has german ss insignias and various other stampings (cy, bnz/1, bnz, a shield, a winged bird, etc) all of the serial numbers match on all the parts does anyone have any idea of the value of this rifle. The mauser 98: the perfect rifle posted june 12, 2014 in rifles by alex c with 87 comments tags: history, mauser as one of the younger members of the tfb staff, it allows me to have a unique perspective into our great hobby by regularly going shooting with people of all ages and backgrounds, and i really enjoy the. Find a k98 mauser for sale at gunbrokercom, the world's largest gun auction site you can buy a k98 mauser with confidence from thousands of sellers who list every day at gunbrokercom, you can buy a k98 mauser from a trusted online source.
The rifle was designed in czechoslovakia shortly after world war i, to replace the vz 98/22, itself a czech-designed derivative of the gewehr 98 the vz 24 featured a 600 mm (236) barrel which was shorter and considered more handy than the 150 mm (59) -longer gewehr 98 the vz 24 was chambered in 792×57mm mauser like its. The new rifles and carbines were based upon the 98 mauser rifle design and chambered in the belgian 765×53 mauser cartridge to many collectors, this superbly made bolt-action military rifle represents the crown jewel of all model 98 variants and is a collector’s dream when found in “as issued” condition (since they never saw combat, and only. The 1909 action is a 98 mauser with a unique exception to mauser military rifles and military rifles in general the 1909 argentine has a hinged floor plate, with a sporter-style release in the front of the trigger guard to convert the rather ungainly military rifle to a sleek sporter, i turned to custom gunsmith greg wolf who shares quarters with.
Husqvarna is a very old swedish firm, dating from the early 1600s olson writes that the company made some of the finest mauser sporter rifles and carbines, and after examining mine, i have to concur early sporter rifles were built on the model 96 swedish mauser action in the late 1930s, and through the 1940s, husqvarna sporters were. The gewehr 98 kar98a welcome to the updated gewehr98 website, some 8 years have passed since the gewehr98com was created and after a brief absence, to revise and update the website, we have brought it back to its original place within the military rifle journal site i will briefly cover the history and basic facts about the gewehr98. As a result of these experiments, germany adopted an improved 79 mm mauser rifle in 1898 produced in large quantity by the mauser co, dwm, other commercial firms, and several german government arsenals, the mauser 98 in various rifle and carbine versions was the standard german shoulder arm for almost half a century it was adopted also. It is generally conceded that the mauser model 98 is the most successful bolt-action rifle ever designed peter paul mauser died in 1914 and did not see how devastating the german mauser was in ww i in 1903 an improved form of 792x57 ammunition was introduced this is what we call the 8mm mauser it featured a lighter spitzer.
This forum is dedicated to the study of military mauser rifles from ww1 through ww2 wwwk98kforumcom. I have the opportunity to buy an fn mauser from a co-worker at my new job the rifle is just purely beautiful, but i think it's been sporterized (kind.
Dates of manufacture mauser pistol c-96 (broomhandle) : covering numbers: 1 - 900500 please enter a serial number and click the submit button. Find brazilian mauser for sale at gunbrokercom, the world's largest gun auction site you can buy brazilian mauser with confidence from thousands of sellers who list every day at gunbrokercom, you can buy brazilian mauser from a trusted online source. I have a mauser zf41 rifle it has a brno frciever serial # on left side of receiver is 7319-02 serial on the bolt is 350 i would like to find out if it is authentic, if so the age of the gun contact information removed.
1896 mauser quick identification for when you have it but you don't know just what it is is it, or isn't it superficially similar guns were made by several spanish and chinese factories, and there are some chinese backyard blacksmith specials around too. For your viewing pleasure, a rifle i just picked up this weekend at auction these are the only pics i have, but a couple things to note it is allegedly all matching (at least all the visible metal) check out the german (or austrian) coin inserted into the stock also, i was surprised the rear sight has not been converted stock looks.
Brno czech mauser date of mfg this is a discussion on brno czech mauser date of mfg within the foreign forums, part of the gun forum category i am sure there must be some die hard mauser gun nut collectors out there on this site that might have the answer to my. In 1898 the german army purchased a mauser design, the model 98, which incorporated improvements introduced in earlier models the weapon was originally chambered for the m/88 iteration of the 792×57mm mauser and officially entered german service as the gew 98 on april 5, 1898 this remains by far the most successful of the mauser. M48 rifle a genuine mauser 98, the model m48 is a strong, good example the original bolt-action rifles made on german tooling set up in formerly occupied serbia. The history of the wwii german k98 bayonet - the karabiner 98 kurz (often abbreviated kar98k, k98, or k98k) was a bolt-action rifle adopted as the standard infantry rifle in 1935 by the german wehrmacht, and was one of the final developments in the long line of mauser military rifles the mauser karabiner 98k rifle was widely used by all.