Mauser 98 8x57, unusual Type S carbine, double Schnabel on long forend, 3-leaf, layaway

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Description: Mauser 8x57 in unusual carbine configuration. Serial number 79076 has a standard-length action and features a 20-inch barrel with three-leaf rear (one fixed and two folders) mounted on boss, stippled front ring, hinged floorplate with lever and double set triggers. The stock is unusually long to the fore, with double Schnabels, sling loops, wrap-around bordered checkering, steel grip cap, cheekpiece and horn butt. MARKINGS: Serial appears on barrel, receiver, bolt handle, extractor, shroud, safety and cocking piece. Others include "ON" on barrel left, Waffenfabrik Mauser-CBerndorf A/N" on wall, "OB" on bolt handle. "Germany" is stamped into the right side of the butt. DIMENSIONS: Weight is 6.4 pounds and length-of-pull from the front trigger is 14.25 inches. CONDITION: Bore is bright, with strong rifling. Set triggers need adjustment as it can slam fire during dry function testing with operated with authority. Rear folding leaf is slightly loose when placed in the raised position. Right side of rear ring tapped for receiver sight and now plugged. Markings are sharp. Barrel and action blue are approximately 80 percent. Bottom metal blue is about 40 percent, with general thinning and browning. Wood finish appears to have been refreshed at some point. Checkering shows light wear and the stock itself shows a general pattern of impressions. Butt plate has scattered worm holes and a chip at the toe. The price is firm and layaway is available. Photo package by request (please include direct email address with request).

Condition: Used - See Item Description
Brand: Mauser
Caliber: 8mm (all)
Location: MT

Trades Accepted: Fine bolt & double rifles, handguns, hunting books

Each item is listed at the lowest acceptable price and will remain firm.

When specifically indicated in the listing description, layaway purchases are welcome - subject to an agreeable timeline. (Usual terms are 1/3 plus shipping down, with 1/3 at 30 days and balance at 60 days.) Other suggestions will be given every consideration.

Wire transfers are accepted.

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Item #: 959989005
SKU: 98
Seller Since: Mar. 2000
Identity Verified ( Kalispell, MT )
This seller is an FFL
City: Kalispell
State: MT

Shipping: $50.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Check Money Order
Returns: 3 Days

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