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Lot 4491: Five European Military Bolt Action Rifles

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Five European Military Bolt Action Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

A) Antique German Ludwig Loewe GEW. 88 Commission Rifle

Manufacturer: Loewe
Model: Gew 88
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.92 mm Mauser
Barrel: 29 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 588
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
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:

"1891" dated and "S" marked receiver, Turkish marked bolt. With leather sling.

B) Antique German Ludwig Loewe GEW. 88 Commission Rifle

Manufacturer: Loewe
Model: Gew 88
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.92 mm Mauser
Barrel: 29 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 588
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1891" dated and "S" marked receiver, Turkish marked bolt. With leather sling.

C) Austrian Steyr M.95/30 Straight Pull Mannlicher Cavalry Carbine

Manufacturer: Steyr
Model: M.95
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8x56 mm
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 588
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

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

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"S" marked, "16" dated, import marked. With canvas sling.

D) Austrian Steyr M.95/30 Straight Pull Mannlicher Cavalry Carbine

Manufacturer: Steyr
Model: M.95
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 8x56 mm
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 588
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"S" marked, "36" dated, buttplate tang marked "AJR.9/1529". With canvas sling.

E) Italian Terni Model 1938 Carcano Short Rifle

Manufacturer: Terni
Model: Carcano
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.35 mm
Barrel: 21 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 588
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
Rating:

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

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1939" dated, Finnish army marked. With canvas sling.

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