Lot #3347
Lot #3349

Lot 3348: German Occupation "jhv/44" Code FEG 98/40 Rifle

Excellent World War II German Occupation "jhv/44" Code FEG Model 98/40 Bolt Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Lot 3348: German Occupation "jhv/44" Code FEG 98/40 Rifle

Excellent World War II German Occupation "jhv/44" Code FEG Model 98/40 Bolt Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000
Price Realized:

Excellent World War II German Occupation "jhv/44" Code FEG Model 98/40 Bolt Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Hungary
Model: 98/40
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 7.92 mm Mauser
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 483
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 205
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured during the German occupation of Hungary. Hooded blade front and tangent rear sights, with "jhv/44" on the receiver ring. Matching numbers are present overall, including the bolt, bolt components, trigger guard, floorplate, barrel bands, rear sight and stock. Waffenamt inspection stamps on various components. Fitted with a smooth pistol grip stock. Includes period leather sling. Provenance: The Paul Crockett Jr. Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 90% plus original blue finish with a few areas of light freckling. Stock is very fine with scattered scratches and nicks, a crack at the top ahead of the buttplate and at the toe, and defined edges overall. Mechanically excellent.



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