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Lot 2438: Five European Military Long Arms

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Five European Military Long Arms

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

A) Swedish Carl Gustaf Model 1896 Mauser Bolt Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Gustaf Carl
Model: 1896
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 6.5 mm Swedish
Barrel: 29 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 480
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

"1915" dated receiver. CAI import marked barrel with threaded muzzle. Includes canvas sling.

B) Soviet Izhevsk Model 1891/30 Bolt Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Izhevsk
Model: 91/30
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.62x54 R
Barrel: 29 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 480
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Good - Some light pitting or frosted appearance
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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1943" dated barrel, CAI import marked, transliterated original S/N: LI1202.

C) Swiss K31 Straight Pull Bolt Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Swiss
Model: K31
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.5 mm Swiss
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: beech
Item Views: 480
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Shiny - Very little wear
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

PW Arms import marked.

D) Finnish Marked Terni Model 38 Sporting Carbine

Manufacturer: Terni
Model: M38
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.35 mm
Barrel: 21 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 480
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Very Dark - Heavy pitting throughout
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:

"1939" dated barrel with boxed "SA" Finnish property mark. Includes leather sling.

E) Enfield Martini-Metford Mk. III 1 Artillery Carbine

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Martini
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 303 British
Barrel: 21 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 480
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
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:

"1899" dated receiver. Top of receiver marked "NOT FOR BALL". Brass disk on right of buttstock marked "11.97/I.W I.B/R.G.A./113".

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