An excellent example of a pre-war commercial rifle manufactured by the Mauser rifle company for the government of Peru. Blade front and "ski ramp" tangent rear sights, with the receiver marked "REPUBLICA DEL PERU/(national crest)/MAUSER ORIGINAL" on the front ring and "WAFFENFABRIK MAUSER-OBERNDORF a/n/MODELO 1909" on the side wall. Matching numbers are present overall, except on some unnumbered minor components. Smooth pistol grip stock, with the conjoined "M/W" on the wrist, Mauser banner on the right side, and a flat steel buttplate.
Excellent, with 95% of the original blue finish, showing a few streaks of brown patina on the barrel bands, minor spotting on the bright components, and light handling marks overall. The stock is very fine with some scattered dents and scuffs. Mechanically excellent.
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