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Lot 2587: Four Military Bolt Action Longarms

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Four Military Bolt Action Longarms

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

A) J.P. Sauer & Son GEW 98 Mauser Rifle

Manufacturer: Sauer J P & Son
Model: GEW 98
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8 mm
Barrel: 29 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue/bright
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 480
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Dated "1917".

B) Australian Lithgow Number 1 Mark III* Rifle

Manufacturer: Lithgow
Model: SMLE MKIII*
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 303
Barrel: 25 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 480
Serial Number:
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Dated 1920, "IA CO" marked receiver. With canvas sling.

C) Australian Lithgow Enfield No. 1 Mk. III Rifle

Manufacturer: Lithgow
Model: No. I MK III
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 303
Barrel: 25 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 480
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

NF - FAIR- 0% - 40% with generally smooth finish, may have mild cleaning yet not deeply pitted, but well worn, replacement of minor parts may need mechanical adjustments, may have rust and may have corrosion pits which do not render article unsafe or inoperable. In working condition. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 0% - 40% gun.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1917" dated socket, "IA CO" marked clip guide, with canvas sling.

D) BSA Enfield Number 4 Mark I T Sniper Rifle

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: 4MK1
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 303
Barrel: 25 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 480
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

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

Description:

Dated 1944, "TR" and "T" marked, with scope blocks (less scope) and leather sling.

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