Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2769: Two Mauser Model 98 Bolt Action Rifles

Auction Date: February 17, 2017

Two Mauser Model 98 Bolt Action Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

A) Westley Richards Express Sporting Rifle in .500 Jeffery

Manufacturer: Westley Richards
Model: Bolt Action
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 500
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1066
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 181
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Built around 1922 and chambered in the most powerful pre-WWII rifle cartridge.

B) H. Burgsmuller & Sohne Gew 98 Sporting Rifle

Manufacturer: German
Model: 98
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mm
Barrel: 24 inch solid rib round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1066
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 181
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Manufactured pre-WWII.

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