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Lot 1431: Berlin-Lubecker "qve 45" Code K43 Sniper Rifle

Late World War II German Berlin-Lubecker "qve 45" Code K43 Semi-Automatic Rifle with ZF4 Sniper Scope

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1431: Berlin-Lubecker "qve 45" Code K43 Sniper Rifle

Late World War II German Berlin-Lubecker "qve 45" Code K43 Semi-Automatic Rifle with ZF4 Sniper Scope

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

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Estimated Price: $7,000 - $11,000

Late World War II German Berlin-Lubecker "qve 45" Code K43 Semi-Automatic Rifle with ZF4 Sniper Scope

Manufacturer: Berlin-Lubecker
Model: K-43
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.92 mm Mauser
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/phosphate
Grip:
Stock: laminate
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 306
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured by Berlin-Lubecker (qve) on a rough forged receiver marked "K. 43 qve 45", with a single bolt guide, bolt carrier latch on the right side, hollow cocking knob, right side mounting rail, unthreaded muzzle, "gcb" code magazine, and cupped trapdoor buttplate. Hooded front sight and military tangent rear sight graduated from 100-1200. Matching serial number marked on the receiver, bolt carrier, and bottom of the buttstock (faint). The left of the scope body is marked "Gw ZF4/54164/ddx." ahead of a blue triangle and "K43". "eagle/359" marked scope base hand numbered "7052". Includes a brown leather sling, two sets of leather scope lens covers, and a reproduction G43 sniper rifle manual in English. Provenance: The Paul Crockett Jr. Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retains 80% original combination late war blue/phosphate finish with smooth brown patina on the balance. Magazine retains 85% original blue finish. Stock is excellent with some light scratches and handling marks, mostly visible stampings, and defined edges. Mechanically excellent. Included scope and mount are excellent, retains 97% original blue and phosphate finishes with some light freckling, and clear optics.



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