A Mauser M 1871 sniper rifle, trial or pre-production model
Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | A90s | Live auction | 874 Lots
Hammer price € 4,600Show related lots
DescriptionCal. 11,15x60R, SN. 1, the only serial number visible without disassembling the gun is the number "1" below the rear sight leaf. Bright bore. Barrel length 74.5 cm. Single shot only. Later German imperial proof marks crown/BU. The barrel's breech end marked "Gebr. Mauser & Co. Oberndorf", on the left hand side "11" to indicate the calibre. No further markings whatsoever. Original finish > 95%, with some spotting on the barrel caused by inadequate storage. Bolt and receiver polished. Small parts blued. Walnut stock with traces of storage, no finger grooves yet. Two sling swivels. Ramrod missing. Condition can be further improved by careful cleaning. Overall length 124 cm.
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