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Auction Date: November 30, 2012

Lot 406: Unknown - 98

Sold for Unknown - 98
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T. Burgess/P. Dressel Custom Mauser Bolt Action Rifle with Full Length Stock
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $8,000
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Serial #Unknown - 98 ManufacturerUnknown Model98
TypeRifle Gauge25 Catalog Page95
Barrel19 Inch Round FinishBright Grip
Stockwalnut ClassModern Long Gun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionThis is a wonderfully executed custom rifle using a small ring Mexican Mauser 98 action. Fixed front sight and a fixed rear with one flip up leaf. The top of the receiver has two scope mounts with Talley style quick release rings. The barrel gauges at approximately .25 caliber and the bolt face is for the 30-06 size cartridge. Mounted on a extraordinarily figured Mannlicher style full length English walnut stock with multi-point checkering, raised cheekpiece, sling studs, skeletonized grip cap and skeletonized buttplate. All metal appears to be stainless steel except the front sight. The included American Custom Gunmakers Guild certificate from the Office of the Historian certifies that the firearm described above to be the work of Paul Dressel, with metal work of Tom Burgess, and cetifies that it has been recorded in the ACGG's Custom Gun Archive.

ConditionExcellent as custom assembled, 99% of the polished finish remains with only some scattered minor handling marks. The stock is also excellent with only minor handling marks.
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